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Re^5: Text retrieved from database column being truncated

by mpeppler (Vicar)
on Jan 29, 2008 at 07:35 UTC ( #664860=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^4: Text retrieved from database column being truncated
in thread Text retrieved from database column being truncated

The maxlen value is retrieved through the API - it's what Client Library (or in this case, FreeTDS) tells us that it is for this particular datatype/column.

You may want to ask on the freetds mailing list about this - I'm not a FreeTDS specialist by any means. However, the limitation is related to the TDS protocol version - if the client connects with TDS 4.2 then you won't be able to get wide varchar() columns, for example.


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