Subject FW: FW: IBO sees different VarText size than IBConsole?
Author Claudio Valderrama C.
Although I haven't tested, I'm tempted to say that the bug was squashed on
firebird a time ago:

-----Original Message-----
From: frank at On Behalf Of Frank

"Claudio Valderrama C." wrote:
> Frank, is this issue resolved?
> C.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lukas Zeller [mailto:luz_info@...]
> Sent: Jueves 7 de Junio de 2001 3:05
> To:
> Subject: RE: [IBO] IBO sees different VarText size than IBConsole?
> Thanks, Helen and Claudio!
> At 0:22 +1000 7.6.2001,Helen Borrie wrote:
> >This rings a bell - I believe it's an IB6 bug that occurs with ALTER
> >COLUMN when you alter the length of a varchar - it (wrongly) adds
> >two bytes to the new size.

I'm not sure about this, but Marc commited a change to dyn_mod.e
that seems related to this:

in DYN_modify_global_field and DYN_modify_sql_field

switch (new_dom->dyn_dtype)
case blr_text:
< etc. >
new_dom->dyn_dsc.dsc_length = DSC_string_length (new_dom);



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