[freetds] How to Turn Off Character Conversion Failed Warnings
ddick at cpan.org
Fri Nov 12 03:03:20 EST 2010
On 12/11/10 07:52, Eli Finkelshteyn wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I'm using FreeTDS with Perl and DBD::Sybase to connect to a MSSQL 2008
> server. Normally, this is well and good, but today I noticed that someone
> thought it would be a good idea to write cp1252 data to a char column I'm
> selecting from. This promptly made FreeTDS and Perl fail with the error: "*Some
> character(s) could not be converted into client's character set.
> Unconverted bytes were changed to question marks ('?')*"
> Now, that's completely fine, and I'm willing to live with the question
> marks. The problem is that this warning is read as an error by Perl and
> breaks my code!
> Googling around, I found that I can use " * set * * char_convert on with no
> error*" on a normal Sybase server to ignore this and go on with the code.
> Is there some equivalent I can send to FreeTDS, or DBD::Sybase (perhaps a
> setting in freetds.conf?) to do the same? I would find that immensely
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