[freetds] FreeBCP to SQL Azure complains table is missing?

Ken Collins ken at metaskills.net
Wed Nov 21 07:42:32 EST 2012


I have not hit that need yet, but being able to use everything from tsql to freebcp with Azure would be cool.

 - Ken

On Nov 20, 2012, at 11:03 PM, "James K. Lowden" <jklowden at freetds.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 20 Nov 2012 21:04:39 -0600
> Cade Roux <cade at roux.org> wrote:
> 
>> I expect that workaround will not work because USE isn't supported -
>> you do in fact have to connect directly to the database, because of
>> the nature of the SQL Azure architecture.
> 
> Yes, you're right. I forgot about that.  
> 
> About a year ago we added the DBSETLDBNAME macro as a way to set the
> dbname in the db-lib LOGINREC.  That sets the dbname in the login
> packet, obviating the need for "USE dbname".  freebcp could be modified
> to support that feature with a -D option.  
> 
> --jkl
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