Regex Help?

ijason jason at
Mon Oct 10 09:26:19 MDT 2011

On 10/10/2011 9:15 AM, Doran L. Barton wrote:
> On Monday, October 10, 2011 09:04:38 AM ijason wrote:
>> $db->do("insert into tablename (column names) values
>> ('$line[0]','$line[1]'...)");
> This is cool, but may I suggest you instead hawk the parameterized use of
> DBI::do:
> 	$db->do('INSERT INTO tablename (col1, col2, ... ) VALUES (?, ?, ...)',
>   		undef,
> 		$line[0], $line[1], ... );
> For more information on the virtues of parameterized database operations, see
> <>.
Nice if as an additional note if you decide to concatenate multiple 
inserts into a single insert be mindful that there is a 50k char limit 
with MySQL inserts so you will need to check your length periodically to 
make sure you don't exceed that before inserting.

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