[freetds] unixODBC/MS SQL/freetds problem
Lowden, James K
LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Thu Jun 17 17:09:25 EDT 2004
> From: Lyons, Andrew Myers
> Sent: June 17, 2004 4:09 PM
> I now have a problem when trying to connect using python with
> mxODBC. I don't get any log data when I try this method; here's
> what happens:
If you get no TDSDUMP log output (and it's set for the invoking process, of course) then FreeTDS isn't getting started. I'd guess it's your connect string; these things are notoriously hard to get right the first time.
> One side note:
> When I do an isql from the command line, I get the following text
> as part of the log output:
> 14:26:44.199938 tds_put_string converting 6 bytes of "SYBASE"
> 14:26:44.199972 tds_put_string wrote 12 bytes
> 14:26:44.200001 tds_put_string wrote 0 bytes
> 14:26:44.200029 tds_put_string converting 10 bytes of "us_english"
> Should I be concerned that "sybase" is still showing up there?
> even though it seems to work?
No. There's a whole bunch of fields in the login record, a few are just informational strings passed to the server to identify the client.
You're connecting with isql, so your config files are fine.
> I greatly appreciate the time you spent to develop and support
> freetds, which I'm sure will be quite useful to me once I figure
> out how it works :-)
You're almost home. Thanks for the kind words.
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