[freetds] Compiling Against FreeTDS 0.95 w/7.3 TDSVER Features Possible?

Frediano Ziglio freddy77 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 11:12:48 EST 2015


2015-11-15 20:14 GMT+00:00 Ken Collins <ken at metaskills.net>:
> I am in the process of upgrading the Ruby C extensions to FreeTDS from 0.91 to 0.95.
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> The primary goal is to also support using TDSVER 7.3 and the newly supported 2008 data types.
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> Is this possible to use these new types in 0.95 when many of the types are not defined in sybdb.h? For example here is a diff of that file when comparing 0.95 to master. https://gist.github.com/metaskills/4c9900c3d1078e5c4763
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> For example, I can see that dbcoltype() is returning integers that match these below. I can even see the binary data, but I am unsure how what API functions I need to use this data. So far dbdatecrack() is not working. Any recommendations?
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> SYBMSDATE = 40
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> SYBMSTIME = 41
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> SYBMSDATETIME2 = 42
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> SYBMSDATETIMEOFFSET = 43
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How does it sound this patch (as a start)

https://github.com/FreeTDS/freetds/commit/a35fe7e4f98034f255c9ca77eab8b9891dfac661

Frediano


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