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DBD::Sponge - Create a DBI statement handle from Perl data

DBD::Sponge(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation DBD::Sponge(3pm)

NAME

DBD::Sponge - Create a DBI statement handle from Perl data

SYNOPSIS

  my $sponge = DBI->connect("dbi:Sponge:","","",{ RaiseError => 1 });
  my $sth = $sponge->prepare($statement, {
          rows => $data,
          NAME => $names,
          %attr
      }
  );

DESCRIPTION

DBD::Sponge is useful for making a Perl data structure accessible through a standard DBI statement handle. This may be useful to DBD module authors who need to transform data in this way.

METHODS

connect()

  my $sponge = DBI->connect("dbi:Sponge:","","",{ RaiseError => 1 });
Here's a sample syntax for creating a database handle for the Sponge driver. No username and password are needed.

prepare()

  my $sth = $sponge->prepare($statement, {
          rows => $data,
          NAME => $names,
          %attr
      }
  );
The $statement here is an arbitrary statement or name you want to provide as identity of your data. If you're using DBI::Profile it will appear in the profile data.
 
Generally it's expected that you are preparing a statement handle as if a "select" statement happened.
$data is a reference to the data you are providing, given as an array of arrays.
$names is a reference an array of column names for the $data you are providing. The number and order should match the number and ordering of the $data columns.
%attr is a hash of other standard DBI attributes that you might pass to a prepare statement.
 
Currently only NAME, TYPE, and PRECISION are supported.

BUGS

Using this module to prepare INSERT-like statements is not currently documented. This module is Copyright (c) 2003 Tim Bunce
Documentation initially written by Mark Stosberg
The DBD::Sponge module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. In particular permission is granted to Tim Bunce for distributing this as a part of the DBI.

SEE ALSO

DBI
2017-09-14 perl v5.26.0