Subject Re: [Firebird-Java] Re: RC3
Author Blas Rodriguez Somoza

At 03/02/2003 21:24 +0000, Roman Rokytskyy <rrokytskyy@...> wrote:
>> Any other open documentation issues?
>There is one fact that currently has no explanation, but it is worth
>mentioning in documentation.
>Till v.6.5 InterBase was sending VARCHAR columns padded to the full
>length with spaces (0x20) similar to CHAR. In 6.5 this was fixed and
>promoted by Borland as an improvement (and not bug fix). IB 6.0 and
>FB 1.0 pads VARCHARs too. However, if FB 1.0 is accessed via JayBird,
>it does _not_ pad VARCHARs and sends them correctly.

From one of the posts in the devel list I think this issue appears when using gds32.dll but not with the INET protocol.

Blas Rodriguez Somoza