[SqueakDBX] MS SQL Server Backend in Windows - Possible Patch

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 12:28:42 UTC 2009

Excellent Stefan. Thank you very much/

What do you think Norbert?



On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Stefan Kapusniak <mlist at yclept.clara.co.uk
> wrote:

> On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 21:11:36 GMT, Stefan Kapusniak wrote:
> > I worked out what was going on with the MSSQL backend segfaulting
> > on my  Vista machine
> > It turns out if you put in an incorrect (non-existing) host,
> > instead of getting an error either when you connect or when you
> > open the connection, everything seems to work, but it it then all blows
> > up dramatically as soon as you try execute some SQL.
> >
> > The same happens if you supply a username that doesn't exist, or
> > even get your password wrong (ouch!).
> Okay I've done some more poking around, and the attached patch to
> the OpenDBX MSSQL backend (1.4.4 tarball) fixes this for me.  It's just
> a one liner that adds setting tc->errtype to -1 in mssql_odbx_bind to
> what it does when it can't connect.
> Now whether this is a sane or sensible fix for this, and the
> real problem is SqueakDBX, or something higher up in OpenDBX
> not being able to handle thing without this set and it's that that
> needs fixing instead, I really couldn't tell you :)
> -- Stefan
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