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From: Nathan Pilatzke <nathan at info dot load-otea dot hrdc-drhc dot gc dot ca>
Subject: Re: what am i doing wrong?
Date: Oct 27 1998 10:04PM

duh, my fault about the error message, it's ct_options instead of
ct_option (Mr. Peppler, you may want to change your Sybperl manual on your
web page to fix this spelling mistake).  there is no error anymore, but
the data is still being truncated in the same place.  Does anyone have any


On Mon, 26 Oct 1998, Nathan Pilatzke wrote:

> I wrote in earlier about a 'long binary' value getting truncated.  I tried
> the suggested
>          $dbh->ct_sql("set textsize xxx");
> code, setting xxx to 65536 (double the default) but the field is still
> truncated in the same place (it also truncates in the same place when I
> set xxx to lower than 32768, a good indication that this statement is
> doing nothing).
> So I tried 
>          $dbh->ct_option(CS_SET, CS_OPT_TEXTSIZE, 65536, CS_INT_TYPE);
> and got an error message in the logs that said
> Can't locate auto/Sybase/CTlib/ in @INC at
> /usr/local/lib/cgi-bin/sybperl/sybperl.cgi line 183
> Can anyone help me?  I was thinking next of trying the
>          $dbh->dbreadtext($buf,$size)
> command, but I'd like the application to only use CTlib if I can, I don't
> want to have to use another library.
> I'm really puzzled as to why the "set" command doesn't work.
> thanks,
> NathanP.
> > 
> >  > but the second one truncates the rather
> >  > large 'long binary' data that I'm trying to read from the database.
> > 
> > $dbh->ct_sql("set textsize xxx");
> > 
> > with xxx large enough for your binary data.
> > 
> > This can also be set via ct_option().
> > 
> > Michael
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