off by one error strikes back

Brian Bruns camber at
Thu Dec 9 07:45:52 EST 1999

On Thu, 9 Dec 1999 richard at wrote:

> Except this time in the opposite direction. It appears we're now getting a
> NULL on the end of string data pulled from a sybase table.
> Platform: debian slink with latest (as of Dec 9, 4pm NZDT) cvs of both
> 	  freetds and php4.
> Given that the freetds guys reckoned it was an issue with their stuff last
> time, it could be that again, or maybe something different. I'm hunting
> for it now but if anyone has any good ideas they'd be appreciated. I note
> that according to the diff on the php tree the php guys haven't touched
> the relevant areas of php_sybase_ct.c for some time so I'm starting my
> hunt in freetds.
> Richard.
Most of the recent changes have been in dblib, not ct so I'm not sure what
it could be. tds_convert_* was changed to include the null in the returned
length to fix the problem.  PHP seems to be acting the same way as well.
I won't have time to look into before tonight, but we'll see then.


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