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Re: [vox-tech] Perl question, DBI - Why no selectcol_array method?
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Re: [vox-tech] Perl question, DBI - Why no selectcol_array method?

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Perl question, DBI - Why no selectcol_array method?
  • From: Henry House <hajhouse@MAPShouseag.com>
  • Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 14:14:26 -0700
  • References: 009401c0cf5a$814a4b70$da4bf8aa@a21m

On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 03:28:58PM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> In DBI there is:
>       $ary_ref = $dbh->selectrow_arrayref($statement);
>       @row_ary = $dbh->selectrow_array($statement);
> but only
>       $ary_ref = $dbh->selectcol_arrayref($statement);
> Why??? (i.e why no @col_ary = $dbh->selectcol_array($statement))
> I know how to access the individual elements (i.e. $ary_ref->[0])
> But how do I put it an $ary_ref in a foreach?
> foreach my $name ($ary_ref = $dbh->selectcol_arrayref($statement))
> {
> ...stuff;
> }
> Sure doesn't work

Didn't try this, but off the top of my head:

        foreach $name (@$ary_ref) { ... }

Henry House
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