Subject Re: [firebird-support] Numeric overflow or string truncation
Author Daniel Rail

At January 15, 2004, 05:35, Nando Dessena wrote:

A>> I think some attention can be given to error messages, that are more helpful,
A>> there are others like that, can't think of any others off hand right now.

> "column unknown" is one of my all time favourites. ;-) But I believe
> that one has improved in Firebird 1.0.
> The overflow & C. message is one of the worst in Firebird. AFAIU it's
> not very easy to give more context information there due to the
> organization of the code, otherwise someone would have fixed it
> already. Let's hope in Firebird 2.0.

It's in the talks for FB 2.0. And, I, too, am crossing my fingers
that it makes it in.

Best regards,
Daniel Rail
Senior System Engineer
ACCRA Group Inc. (
ACCRA Med Software Inc. (