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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: BLOBs
Date: Oct 15 1999 6:50PM

Rebecca Voog writes:
 > Help, I've just inherited a SybPerl application with a
 > major problem...
 > 
 > I am able to retrieve text and data fields from the
 > tables, but when I SELECT a BLOB field, only 17232
 > characters come through.... and then I get an error
 > message
 > 
 > LAYER = 1
 > ORIGIN = 4
 > SEVERITY = 1
 > NUMBER = 132.
 > 
 > Can you point me in the right direction to diagnose
 > this problem (i.e. is the the database server? the
 > connection, the client? the sybperl version? the
 > debian version?)

My guess is that you need to increase the TEXTSIZE value, with
something like

	$dbh->ct_sql("set textsize ");

before calling your query. See the section on "set" in the Sybase
command reference manual.

Michael
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