Bug #39381 Strings not supported through SQLGetDescField()
Submitted: 11 Sep 2008 3:27 Modified: 12 Sep 2008 0:07
Reporter: Jess Balint Email Updates:
Status: In progress Impact on me:
None 
Category:Connector / ODBC Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:5.1 OS:Any
Assigned to: Assigned Account CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: Contribution
Triage: D3 (Medium)

[11 Sep 2008 3:27] Jess Balint
Description:
SQLGetDescField() ignores strings. This needs to be implemented.

How to repeat:
Try to retrieve a string, the buffer won't be filled.

Suggested fix:
Yuriy has provided an initial patch at:

http://lists.mysql.com/internals/35905