text/image datatypes for TDS 7
iks at callwave.com
Mon Nov 29 15:11:03 EST 1999
Wow! You are going to town on this stuff Brian. Thanks!
----- Original Message -----
From: Brian Bruns <camber at umcc.ais.org>
To: TDS Development Group <freetds at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Monday, November 29, 1999 5:10 AM
Subject: [freetds] text/image datatypes for TDS 7
> Hi everyone,
> I've fixed the text and image datatype handling for TDS 7.0 and its in
> One little thing I noticed, under TDS 4.2 @@textsize defaults to 4096,
> under 7.0 it is 2gig. This crashes sqsh which tries to allocate maxlength
> + 1 (a negative using CS_INT), probably crashes some other stuff as well.
> So, if you are using text types under 7.0, I'd recommend doing a 'set
> textsize' first. This is BTW dependant on the protocol version,
> using 4.2 against a MS SQL 7 server still has textsize at 4096.
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