Subject Re: Eclipse DTP with Firebird
Author reg_hill_labs
Sure, thanks Mark,

I will create a simple DB and the steps and fire it through to your email today.


--- In, "Mark Rotteveel" <mark@...> wrote:
> > A while ago I looked at using Eclipse DTP with Firebird.
> >
> > I have started looking again and found the latest plugins at
> > a big improvement from what I was
> > looking at in the past.
> >
> > The only issue I seem to have is that the plugin does not seem to list any
> > Blob fields, in fact, as soon as it comes across one, it seems to stop and
> > misses out reading the rest of the fields in the table.
> >
> > Does anyone know if this is a known problem (that is, it is not just me).
> > If so, are there any known workarounds, for example, different sub types
> > or anything I can do to get Blobs working in Eclipse? (I am running on a
> > Mac, using Helios, but have also tried in a couple of earlier versions.)
> >
> > The problem can be seen by expanding up any table in the Data Source
> > Explorer in Eclipse that has a blob field in it... it lists all fields up
> > to the first blob field, and none after.
> >
> > I also see this release was back in 2009, so am wondering if there have
> > been any updates since.
> No, I have not written any updates since 2009 (although I do think there
> are some minor changes in my local workspace). I have had little time
> because of study, work, and the new house I bought in 2009, so I haven't
> looked at the code in some time.
> I will see if I can reproduce this behavior and post a fix for this. I
> probably either missed this as I usually don't use blobs, or maybe I
> didn't even implement it yet.
> Could you provide a more detailed bug report. Specifically listing the
> steps that result in the error maybe an example database with content (you
> can mail it to mark@...).
> Unfortunately I am still very busy with finishing my study and with my
> job, so I can't guarantee a timely fix, but as I have a day off this
> Thursday, I might find some time to at least look into it.
> Mark
> --
> Mark Rotteveel