Network error- String too long.

Bob Kline bkline at
Mon Sep 11 10:17:52 EDT 2000

On Mon, 11 Sep 2000, sylvio wrote:

> I have a problem with type varchar bigger than 255 char >> "error
> string too long". I found in this newsgroups the raison and the way
> to resolve it by changing few line

That's not necessary.  The changes have already been made for you.  All
you need to do is pick up the latest snapshot.

> Here is my question(s) :
> - How to simply recompile the ? 

    javac -g -d .

> - What is the JDK's version use. ? With JDK 1.2.2, I got lot of
> error whit class that override some deprecated methode.

Those aren't errors, they're warnings.  The driver can be used with any
version of the JDK which supports JDBC.  Be sure you're using the latest
version of the source code.

> - How to use the makefile. It looks like unix script.

No, it's a standard makefile.  You must modify some of the settings as
appropriate to match your environment (depending on such things as which
compiler you're using), but it should work with any standard make
utility.  If you're working in a Windows environment (it helps to
provide such information when you ask questions on the list) and don't
have access to `make' then you need to take a look at

Bob Kline
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