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Dan Book
January 18, 2019 16:01
Re: RaiseWarn attribute for DBI
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As a side note, I have in the past thought a HandleWarn option may be
useful, for instance to log warnings from the database or other custom
behavior. It could also be used to throw exceptions.


On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 4:03 AM <> wrote:

> Hello!
> What do you think about adding a new attribute $dbh->{RaiseWarn} which
> cause that warnings reported by DBI drivers would behave like errors?
> For errors DBI has there $dbh->{PrintError} and $dbh->{RaiseError}
> attributes. First one is by default true and second one by default
> false. When PrintWarn is true, then all error from DBI driver are passed
> to perl's "warn" function and when RaiseError is true, then errors are
> passed to perl's "die" function. (Plus there is ability to register own
> error handler function)
> Currently DBI has only $dbh->{PrintWarn} attribute to control warnings.
> When is set to true (by default) all warnings from DBI driver are passed
> to perl's "warn" function.
> So I would propose to add $dbh->{RaiseWarn} attribute (off by default)
> to behave like $dbh->{RaiseError}, but for warnings.
> I have implemented this attribute and patch is there:

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