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Re: Re: [HACKERS] ODBC Driver int8 Patch

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>, PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, PostgreSQL odbc list <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Re: [HACKERS] ODBC Driver int8 Patch
Date: 2001-01-23 20:50:33
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.31.0101231649470.644-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-odbcpgsql-patches
On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:

> >
> > didn't Tom have an objection to this, or, at least, a concern about
> > forcing v2 specs?
>
> Oh, I remember now.  Tom Lane was saying that we should vote if we want
> v2 or v3 specs for ODBC.  He said moving to v3 in beta may be a problem,
> and you said this can be easily backed out, so I applied it.  I think we
> are stuck with v2 anyway.

ummm, I said it could be easily backed out *after* you applied it :)  but,
as I also said, it looks insignificant enough that it can be changed
later, as required ...

 >
>
> >
> > On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Patch applied.  Thanks.
> > >
> > > [ Charset ISO-8859-1 unsupported, converting... ]
> > > > Hi Bruce,
> > > >
> > > > Did you accept this patch in the end or was it rejected?
> > > >
> > > > Regards, Dave.
> > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Bruce Momjian [mailto:pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us]
> > > > > Sent: 16 January 2001 16:50
> > > > > To: Dave Page
> > > > > Cc: 'pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org'
> > > > > Subject: Re: [HACKERS] ODBC Driver int8 Patch
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > As I remember, the problem is that this makes us match the
> > > > > ODBC v2 spec,
> > > > > but then we would not match the v3 spec.  Is that correct?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > [ Charset ISO-8859-1 unsupported, converting... ]
> > > > > > Hi,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > It was suggested that I post this patch here as no notice
> > > > > was taken of it
> > > > > > when posted to interfaces!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > This fixes problems with int8 columns which are reported by
> > > > > the driver as
> > > > > > SQL_BIGINT rather than SQL_CHAR as per the ODBC v2 spec.
> > > > > Specifically, I
> > > > > > have had problems with MS ADO - any queries that contain an
> > > > > int8 column in
> > > > > > the resultset will *always* return an empty recordset.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Regards,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Dave.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > *** pgtypes.c.orig      Fri Dec 22 09:12:22 2000
> > > > > > --- pgtypes.c   Fri Dec 22 09:12:22 2000
> > > > > > ***************
> > > > > > *** 217,223 ****
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_XID:
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_INT4:          return SQL_INTEGER;
> > > > > >
> > > > > > !       case PG_TYPE_INT8:                      return SQL_BIGINT;
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_NUMERIC:           return SQL_NUMERIC;
> > > > > >
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_FLOAT4:        return SQL_REAL;
> > > > > > --- 217,223 ----
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_XID:
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_INT4:          return SQL_INTEGER;
> > > > > >
> > > > > > !       case PG_TYPE_INT8:                      return SQL_CHAR;
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_NUMERIC:           return SQL_NUMERIC;
> > > > > >
> > > > > >         case PG_TYPE_FLOAT4:        return SQL_REAL;
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > >   Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
> > > > >   pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 853-3000
> > > > >   +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  830 Blythe Avenue
> > > > >   +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Drexel Hill,
> > > > > Pennsylvania 19026
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > >   Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
> > >   pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 853-3000
> > >   +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  830 Blythe Avenue
> > >   +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026
> > >
> >
> > Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
> > Systems Administrator @ hub.org
> > primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org
> >
> >
>
>
> --
>   Bruce Momjian                        |  http://candle.pha.pa.us
>   pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us               |  (610) 853-3000
>   +  If your life is a hard drive,     |  830 Blythe Avenue
>   +  Christ can be your backup.        |  Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026
>

Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
Systems Administrator @ hub.org
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org


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