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From: "Pickett, Mark J" <mark dot j dot pickett at xo dot com>
Subject: RE: Does DBD::Sybase strip spaces from padded VARCHARs?
Date: Apr 13 2004 7:16PM

>varchar() values are always truncated of
>any trailing whitespace when they are inserted to a table.

But trailing NULLs aren't truncated.  This is the problem I was having.
I was using selected values to create inserts and updates, but the NULLs
were causing parse errors.