[unixODBC-support] SQLFetch without bound columns?

Nick Gorham nick.gorham at easysoft.com
Wed Jun 2 17:42:01 BST 2010

William Shallum wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 11:21 PM, Nick Gorham <nick at lurcher.org> wrote:
>> What driver is this with?
>> Ahh, I suspect you will be using the cursor lib, and that does require
>> columns to be bound (as does the MS version, thought the cursor lib is not a
>> part of ODBC now on Windows).
> Hi Nick,
> I'm playing around with the FreeTDS ODBC driver on CentOS (via PHP,
> not C). It looks like the message is from the unixODBC cursor library.
> I must admit to being ignorant as to how this cursor library works,
> but from the MS docs it seems that the cursor library is used because
> the driver (FreeTDS in this case) lacks SQLFetchScroll, so it is
> emulated by the cursor library? Is that how it works?
Yes, though the use of the cursor lib I believe can be controlled in the 
odbc_connect call in php.


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