I have a slight problem connecting via DBI to a mySQL database. Maybe I need to clarify: My connection problem is with mySQL, which I'm on top of, my problem is that the CGI dies, with the error message in the error_log file of Apache. I would like to display this error message via the web browser. Now my question... How can I detect if the DBI connection has failed, and then print the error message out?
print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";
$server = "127.0.0.1";
$sid = "mysid";
$user = "myuser";
$passwd = "mypassword";
$dbh = DBI->connect("DBI:Oracle:host=$server;sid=$sid", $user, $passwd
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