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From: michael dot x dot peppler at jpmchase dot com
Subject: RE: String truncated to 255 chars using DBD::Sybase with MSSQL
Date: May 19 2009 8:57AM

I guess it could do this automatically, but that's not a good idea as the 
other side might not be able to support TDS 8.

So the better solution is to put this in the freetds.conf file.

Michael




"Ed Avis"  
Sent by: owner-sybperl-l@peppler.org
05/19/2009 10:12 AM

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"Michael Peppler" 
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RE: String truncated to 255 chars using DBD::Sybase with MSSQL






You're right.  If I do

    $ENV{TDSVER} = '8.0';

before connecting to the database then strings are not truncated.

Would it be possible for DBD::Sybase to somehow set this automatically? It 
would be better for things to work out of the box.  But I don't know what 
the effect would be when connecting to Sybase, or when using Sybase ctlib 
instead of freetds.

-- 
Ed Avis 

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