Minor issues...

Dave Blob blob at saghill.com
Mon Jan 24 21:42:23 EST 2000

Has anyone had problems with alignment issues and sybperl?  In DBlib, it
looks like things come back from dbdata(), and sybperl expects them to
be castable to DBINTs, etc, which apparently they often are not.

This is on a solaris 2.7 box.  Is this a freetds or a sybperl bug?  I'm
inclined to think the latter...


-----Original Message-----
From: Brian Bruns [mailto:camber at umcc.ais.org]
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2000 8:28 PM
To: TDS Development Group
Subject: [freetds] Re: Minor issues...

On Mon, 24 Jan 2000, Dave Blob wrote:

> Hi everyone...
> I'm fairly new here, so forgive me if this is all known.
Additionally, I'm 
> happy to work on a patch for what I'm pointing out, I just haven't
> to it yet.
> 1) "make check" though documented, doesn't do anything

Actually that's the genreic autoconf instructions.  One day those will
removed (once somebody writes a good install file that is :-)

> 2) "make test" does what "make check" is probably meant to do, but
> after the entire package has been installed (so far as I can tell).
I thought this was fixed in CVS (to use .libs/* that is), but I'm not

> 3) On solaris, the test directories seem to get compiled sans "-lnsl 
> -lsocket"
Hm...I'll look at that.

> 4) It's really easy to get "Unknown marker:0!" with the 7.0 support,
so for 
> MS SQL, I just switched to 4.2, which seems ok...
TDS 7.0 support is rather new and I am temporarily without access to MS
SQL, so it's likely to be that way until I get a MS SQL setup (working

> Anyhow, I've just gotten things compiled, but figured the feedback may
> others.  Like I said, I'll try to send in a patch for some of it.
> Thanks,
> Dave

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