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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.


"Ed Avis"  
Sent by:
05/19/2009 10:12 AM

"Michael Peppler" 
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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