APM: FYI - latest DBI ___BREAKS___ your DBI programs

Wayne Walker wwalker at broadq.com
Sun Aug 10 18:20:52 CDT 2003

If you use:


the next time you update DBI, your code will be broken.

I'm guilty of just upgrading sometimes without reading the README and
CHANGELOG files.  I know I'm the only one here that would ever do
something like that, but thought I'd pass along what I learned due to my

This URL,


yields the following info...

To get previous selectall_hashref() behaviour (an array of hash refs)
    change $ary_ref = $dbh->selectall_hashref( $statement, undef,
        to $ary_ref = $dbh->selectall_arrayref($statement, { Columns=>{}


Wayne Walker

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