[freetds] Progress on CVS
ZIGLIO, Frediano, VF-IT
Frediano.Ziglio at vodafone.com
Thu Jun 21 03:50:34 EDT 2007
> Hi Freddy,.
> ZIGLIO, Frediano, VF-IT wrote:
> > Some todo before RC
> > - odbc rpc review (multiple chained for mssql7+??)
> > - odbc cursor review
> I leave this to you. I'm satisfied when you are.
Still to do...
> > - dbsetnull patch ?? anyone can test/comment/anything this stuff
> I definitely want to add this before the release. It's a
> nice addition,
> done correctly.
There is also a patch for ctlib at
I'm not so ctlib expert so I would be happy if someone could revise the
> > - readline compile problem ?? I don't think FreeTDS should
> depend on
> > readline just to compile... there are two solutions
> > 1- disable fisql if readline not available (very easy)
> > 2- make fisql not dependent on readline
> Best solution is  to build fisql without readline if
> readline is not
> available. I know it's something Nick is interested in
> seeing happen.
> Time is something else.
> fisql is a good tool to have:
> 1. Highly functional.
> 2. Works with Sybase db-lib, thus can expose errors in
> FreeTDS db-lib.
Fixed in a way similar to tsql... perhaps TOO similar (TODO: put code in
> I agree it's getting to be time to release 0.65. Proababy
> should call it
> 0.70; it's a long way from e.g. 0.63.
At your opinion
> Question about locale: do we now default the client charset
> according to
> locale, using freetds.conf as an override? We should. Docs
> need updating
> on this point too (note to self).
Are we sure?? Certainly we handle case where LANG is set to XXXX.charset
but I don't know other cases... correctly freetds.conf can override it.
Perhaps it would be fine to have an ODBC option too...
I think we are moving in the right direction.
Recently I manage to get a chrooted environment with 3 Sybase versions
working (old 11.9.2, 12.5 and 15 !!!), obviously I cannot distribute it
(and I cannot even share the server, mainly for resource reasons) but is
very useful for me. chroot means real system performance so I can even
test for performance. Is also very easy to more this environment to
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