[freetds] Problem with OTL & bulk insert

Lowden, James K LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Thu Jul 29 10:10:09 EDT 2004

> From: Piet De Jong
> Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2004 9:36 AM
> I saw some discussion regarding bulk copy on the list 
> recently, would that not be a possibility to use ? 

Bulk copy operation is supported by db-lib and ct-lib.  It has not yet
been implemented in the ODBC driver.  (It's also not in the ODBC spec;
it's a Microsoft extension.)

> ( I am 
> under the impression that the bulk copy you talk about is the 
> same as the bulkcopy program from mssql. )

You mean BCP.EXE?  Yes, that program uses the same parts of the TDS
protocol that FreeTDS implements with db-lib and ct-lit.  


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