[freetds] defncopy query "order by" different for ASE

John Kendall john at capps.com
Wed Aug 24 14:20:31 EDT 2016


> On Aug 24, 2016, at 10:50 AM, James K. Lowden <james.k.lowden at icloud.com> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:25:47 +0000
> John Kendall <john at capps.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>>> On Aug 23, 2016, at 10:41 PM, James K. Lowden
>>> <james.k.lowden at icloud.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:38:25 +0000
>>> John Kendall <john at capps.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I figured it out.  Getting the right headers in the right order
>>>> slowed me down. Here is my patch for consideration.
>>> 
>>> John, I think all you need is a call to the public function
>>> 
>>> 	const char *dbversion(void);
>>> 
>> 
>> It looks like dbversion() returns the FreeTDS version number,
>> currently "freetds v1.00.13." The patch is working for me, but if
>> there is a better way... John
> 
> Sorry, late night.  The macro you want is DBTDS().  It returns an
> integer for which symbolic constants are defined in sybdb.h. 
> 
> --jkl

That's the ticket!  Many thanks.  
New, simpler patch for consideration:

*** defncopy.c	2016-06-19 02:00:01.000000000 -0700
--- defncopy.c-patch	2016-08-24 11:13:30.883345277 -0700
*************** main(int argc, char *argv[])
*** 220,232 ****
  					 " and		o.name = '%s'"
  					 " and		o.uid = user_id('%s')"
  					 " and		o.type not in ('U', 'S')" /* no user or system tables */
! 					 " order by 	c.number, c.colid"
  					;
  		static const char query_table[] = " execute sp_help '%s.%s' ";
  
  		parse_argument(argv[i], &procedure);
  
! 		erc = dbfcmd(dbproc, query, procedure.name, procedure.owner); 
  	
  		/* Send the query to the server (we could use dbsqlexec(), instead) */
  		erc = dbsqlsend(dbproc);
--- 220,233 ----
  					 " and		o.name = '%s'"
  					 " and		o.uid = user_id('%s')"
  					 " and		o.type not in ('U', 'S')" /* no user or system tables */
! 					 " order by 	c.number, %s c.colid"
  					;
  		static const char query_table[] = " execute sp_help '%s.%s' ";
  
  		parse_argument(argv[i], &procedure);
  
! 		erc = dbfcmd(dbproc, query, procedure.name, procedure.owner, 
! 			     (DBTDS(dbproc) == DBTDS_5_0) ? "c.colid2, ":"");
  	
  		/* Send the query to the server (we could use dbsqlexec(), instead) */
  		erc = dbsqlsend(dbproc);






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