[freetds] Perl pulling data from SQL Server using FreeTDS

James K. Lowden jklowden at schemamania.org
Mon May 17 21:18:18 EDT 2004


On Mon, 17 May 2004, v79k <v79k at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Is there a limit of 256 bytes for FreeTDS? Column 1 is
> basically tab limited data.

No.  FreeTDS imposes no limit.  The server or TDS version might, though. 
varchar in < TDS 7.0 is limited to 255 characters.  

> Will breaking into individual columns help?

Eh, well, many people would call that better design.  Of itself, better
design often helps.  

--jkl



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