DBI question: binding params in HAVING clauses

Andy Armstrong andy at hexten.net
Fri Jan 27 14:25:38 GMT 2006

On 27 Jan 2006, at 13:58, David Cantrell wrote:
> Indeed.  However, because of how I'm building my queries, I don't know
> in advance which params are going to be strings and which are  
> ints.  So
> now I'm having to do ...
> $val = $dbh->quote($val) if($val !~/^-?\d+(\.\d+)?$/);
> and things are beginning to look really messy.  Not to mention that I
> got the regex wrong twice.  Which gets me back to wanting  
> placeholders.

Why can't you just wrap the quoting up in a subroutine? It shouldn't  
be duplicated surely?

Andy Armstrong, hexten.net

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