[freetds] Again about rows count

Frediano Ziglio freddy77 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 20 08:16:19 EDT 2013


2013/9/20 Velichko Yuriy <velichko.yuriy at gmail.com>:
> Helo!
>
> I need to figure out the number of records returned from SELECT query,
> before start fetching data [MSSQL Server].
>
> In the mail archive I found similar questions like this
>
> http://marc.info/?l=freetds&m=107514963123856
>
> So as I understood the server did not support this feature.
>
> These letters are quite old. Is the situation is not changed? There is no
> way to get count of affected rows before fetching data?
>

The protocol does not allow this. Still newer protocol.

What you can do is open a server side cursor, fetch row cound and than
read rows.

Frediano

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