TDS 4.[26] results

Steven Campbell sammynrg at
Wed Aug 16 08:45:10 EDT 2000

Scott, I am using TDS 4.2 to connect to a M$ SQL Server 7.0. When I try
to connect to it using TDS 7.0, batches 
and stored procedures don't work.

I won't be very useful for _TRUE_ Sybase support, but I can help with M$
SQL support.

"Scott C. Gray" wrote:
> Is anyone out there actively using TDS 4.2 or 4.6 for thier
> day-to-day work?  I am currently re-working quite a bit of
> the TDS layer and, to ensure that I am not breaking anything,
> I have been connecting to my ASE 11.9.2 server, forcing
> TDS 4.2 and 4.6 and trying stuff.
> As far as I can tell, the logic for dealing with results
> from TDS 4.2 and 4.6 is broken.  For me, even 'select 1'
> doesn't work.
> The main issue seems to be that, there is logic in parsing
> the TDS_COL_NAME_TOKEN that excepts the first two bytes of
> the token to be the # of bytes to follow when, in fact, it
> seems to be the # of columns to follow.
> I am going to fix this logic, but I want to make sure that
> I am not just experiencing some wierdness due to talking
> to an 11.9.2 server.
> -scott

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