Unknown marker and ntext fields

Brian Bruns camber at umcc.ais.org
Fri Dec 10 19:13:12 EST 1999

Can you send the dll fo rthe table you are using? Also, are you using TDS
4.2 or 7.0?


On Fri, 10 Dec 1999, lee jackson wrote:

> Ive been modifying the dbtest code in order to test the functionality of 
> freetds. Finally get it to connect and query....was very hopeful that my 
> linux to MS SQL 7.0 problems where solved. However I have a table with an 
> ntext field that I need to both query, insert and update. However whenever 
> I retrieve a dataset with a *populated* ntext field present I get a long 
> list of Unknown Marker messages ( usually a message with 0!! and then 
> another message with a different number ). Well I know that MS SQL 7.0 and 
> FreeTDS have problems so this was expected. But I do need to get this 
> working, somehow......
> Can anyone suggest things for me to try to get this working? Is this a 
> known problem and is there an ETA on a bug fix?
> Many thanks 
> Lee Jackson
> City Mutual Ltd
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