[freetds] Login timeout on dblib
James K. Lowden
jklowden at freetds.org
Fri May 2 09:57:40 EDT 2008
Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> I'm trying to get FreeTDS (in the form of sybdb linked to a C++ binary)
> working. I've got it connecting, executing queries, etc., but am having
> problems with timeouts.
> This is freetds-0.64, with a vanilla configure/make/install on CentOS
> 4.6, linked against a C++ binary compiled with gcc 3.4.3. It's
> connecting to a remote MS SQL server.
Run, do not walk, to the 0.82 release candidate.
If you look at the ChangeLog files and ML archives, you'll see quite a bit
of work on timeout logic in the beginning of 2007. The db-lib library
never implemented timeouts correctly before that. It does now.
Once you've updated, make sure you review *very* carefully the db-lib
dberrhandle() documentation. It's not the easiest functionality in the
world to get right.
If you have further problems, just holler.
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