[CDBI] Odd Class::DBI error since upgrading Perl and doing a

jmessrie at cox.net jmessrie at cox.net
Fri Feb 10 20:04:29 GMT 2006

Hey it looks like it is working when I set the Weaken_Is_Available to 0.  I guess it does have to do with some scoping change in 5.8.8.

> From: Perrin Harkins <perrin at elem.com>
> Date: 2006/02/10 Fri AM 10:59:57 PST
> To: James M <jmessrie at cox.net>
> CC: classdbi at svr02.digitalcraftsmen.net
> Subject: Re: [CDBI] Odd Class::DBI error since upgrading Perl and doing a
> 	clean install of all modules
> On Thu, 2006-02-09 at 19:42 -0700, James M wrote:
> > I have been running a production application based on Class::DBI
> > continuously with no problems.  I was using Class::DBI v3.0.14.
> So you didn't actually change versions then, right?  The current release
> is still 3.0.14.
> In general, upgrading to the latest version of everything from CPAN is
> always going to at least require full testing your application again.
> It's best to stick with the versions that you know work, unless there's
> an important bug fix that you need.
> > Operation "bool": no method found, argument in overloaded package
> > Class::DBI::Object::Has::Been::Deleted at
> > /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/Class/DBI.pm line 491.
> That just means you are keeping a reference to an object after you have
> already deleted it.  You may be referencing it in a boolean context,
> like "if ($obj)" or similar.
> If you haven't already, try turning off the object index:
> $Class::DBI::Weaken_Is_Available = 0;
> (After loading Class::DBI.)
> > I have never seen this error before and I am not definitely sure if it is
> > related to the Perl upgrade.
> It's possible that something in the perl upgrade affected the scoping of
> your variables.  That could cause this error.
> - Perrin

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