[freetds] DBD::Sybase placeholder support

James K. Lowden jklowden at freetds.org
Mon May 12 17:36:11 EDT 2008


Michael Peppler wrote:
> 
> James K. Lowden wrote:
> > I was provided with an interesting rumor today: it seems placeholders
> > *do* work in DBD::Sybase!  I haven't been able to test it yet, but
> > perhaps someone out there would?  
> > 
> 
> I just built freetds 0.82, and DBD::Sybase from CVS (all on MacOSX), and
> 
> ran the tests against an ASE 12.5.4 db.
> 
> Summary:
> 
> Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail  Failed  List of Failed
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------- t/exec.t       4  1024    22    4  18.18%  19-22
> t/main.t       1   256    34    1   2.94%  28
> t/place.t      2   512    16    2  12.50%  13 16
> t/xblob.t      2   512    11    2  18.18%  6 10
> 1 test and 61 subtests skipped.
> Failed 4/15 test scripts, 73.33% okay. 9/342 subtests failed, 97.37%
> okay.
> 
> 
> which is a lot better than it used to be.
> 
> The place.t script fails in areas that are in fact unrelated to 
> placeholders

Thanks, Michael.  

At this point we know DBD::Sybase placeholders work with TDS 4.2 and TDS
5.0.  I still think they're broken with TDS 7.0+ (corroborated by
Frederico's experience).  

Looks like ct-lib dates could use a little TLC.  

--jkl



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