[unixODBC-support] Reading and Writing Chinese Ch

Nick Gorham nick.gorham at easysoft.com
Wed Jan 31 07:57:14 GMT 2007

Abdul Shakoor wrote:

> Hi Every One,
> I am trying to read Chinese data [GB2312] from MSSQL server. Currently 
> running UnixODBC with FreeTDS driver. Following is the version detail 
> of both.
> freetds-0.64
> unixODBC-2.2.12
> First of all here is the odbc.ini file
> [sql_1_10_160]
> Driver          = FreeTDS
> Description             = Test Sybase Database with FreeTDS
> Server          =
> TDS Version             = 5.0
> Database                = ci_as
> When I use isql only and run select query i can only see the Question 
> marks on my screen. Please guide me in the right direction so i can 
> read the unicode and display the unicide.
> Regards
> Abdul


What is your final goal? isql is only a ansi app, ypu need to make 
unicode calls to the driver. I don;t know what unicode support freetds has?


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