More on using FreeTDS on a server (was Re: [freetds] Server dumpscore...)

James K. Lowden jklowden at
Thu Apr 22 18:48:23 EDT 2004

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004, "Mike C." <mcbp223 at> wrote:
> it sends TDS_PRELOGIN(0x12), to check if you're talking TDS7+; if you
> just send done (#253),

That's a facinating bit of intelligence.  Have you decoded the 0xl2

On my wishlist is to make TDSVER obsolete except for tuning.  Perhaps we
can start by sending a prelogin packet, fall back to 5.0, then fall back
to 4.2.  Seems completely doable and worthwhile.  


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