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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: DBD::Sybase and extended sysprocesses columns
Date: Mar 26 2007 5:35PM
Matthew Persico wrote:
> In Sybase 12.5 (don't know about earlier versions) there are three
> columns in sysprocesses:
> clientname varchar 30 NULL NULL 1 NULL NULL NULL 0
> clienthostname varchar 30 NULL NULL 1 NULL NULL NULL 0
> clientapplname varchar 30 NULL NULL 1 NULL NULL NULL
> that are much longer than the "normally" used ones for this info:
> hostname char 10 NULL NULL 0 NULL NULL NULL 0
> program_name char 16 NULL NULL 0 NULL NULL NULL 0
> Any chance that we can fill in the longer columns with DBD::Sybase?
> I've checked my sysprocesses table and it looks like NONE of the
> various clients we use around here fill those fields. DBD::Sybase
> would be a good start.
Well - these columns can be filled in in simple SQL using the SET
command (set clientname, etc).
So I guess that DBD::Sybase could be made to fill this out automatically
fairly easily during the startup, assuming that the server is an ASE
server and not a rep server or some other Open Server...
Michael Peppler - Peppler Consulting SaRL
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