[freetds] FreeTDS problems with converting SQL BigInt

Feroze Daud khichdo at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 19 13:06:22 EDT 2013

I have been unable to build freetds from source. As soon as I am successful with that, I will post the results of the unit test here.


----- Original Message -----
From: James K. Lowden <jklowden at freetds.org>
To: freetds at lists.ibiblio.org
Cc: Feroze Daud <khichdo at yahoo.com>; FreeTDS Development Group <freetds at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 6:32 PM
Subject: Re: [freetds] FreeTDS problems with converting SQL BigInt

On Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:03:50 -0700 (PDT)
Feroze Daud <khichdo at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Thanks. Unfortunately, I need to get the output parameter first, so I
> changed the sproc to return the value as a resultset, instead of an
> output parameter.

As Frediano mentioned, the server sends the output parameter after any
ROW packets.  FreeTDS makes the data available to the application as
they arrive from the server.  

> This brings me to the original problem. I am getting garbage values
> out of call to getBigInteger.

What does src/odbc/unittests/genparams show on your machine regarding
the BIGINT type?  

> Is there any way to enable Freetds logging for applications that dont
> go through the odbc driver manager?

Cf. TDSDUMP in the user guide.  



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