[freetds] Is FreeTDS compatible with SQL Server 2000 ( 64-bit) ?

Michael Peppler mpeppler at peppler.org
Mon Jun 14 12:30:09 EDT 2004


For what it's worth, Sybase 32bit and 64bit are cross-compatible - i.e.
you can dump/load between the two versions. There should be no
difference of data types, and it should be possible to access a 32bit
server from a 64bit client and vice-versa.

Michael

On Mon, 2004-06-14 at 17:46, Thompson, Bill D (London) wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> 
> Off the top of my head I can't think of anything in the TDS protocol
> might be affected by 64 bit addressability.
> In the processing of TEXT datatypes we get get/send something called a "text
> pointer", but this is already defined as 16 bytes long anyway...
> Can text/image datatypes be potentially larger in the 64-bit version then in
> the 32-bit version ? 
> 
> We'd be very interested in a positive affirmation of Freetds compatibility,
> so the best of luck!
> 
> Bill
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Paul Steward [SMTP:Paul.Steward at infospace.com]
> > Sent:	14 June 2004 16:46
> > To:	freetds at lists.ibiblio.org
> > Subject:	[freetds] Is FreeTDS compatible with SQL Server 2000
> > (64-bit)?
> > 
> > The subject line pretty much says it all.  Before I begin testing, is
> > FreeTDS compatible with SQL Server 64-bit?
> > 
> > Paul Steward
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