[freetds] Bug: severity in handler called by dberrhandle()

James K. Lowden jklowden at freetds.org
Sun Jun 15 23:55:24 EDT 2008

Norbert Sendetzky wrote:
> If a SQL statement is executed which refers to a non-existing table, the
> library (0.82) returns a severity of 16 inside the installed error
> handler.  According to the Sybase documentation and syberror.h, valid
> severities are  from 1 to 11. The severity of this particular error
> should be more like  EXUSER (2), EXNONFATAL (3) or EXSERVER (5).

1> select 8 from notable
2> go
Msg 208, Level 16, State 1
Server 'TITAN', Line 1
Invalid object name 'notable'.

That message and its severity comes from the server.  FreeTDS merely
passes it on.  


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