Okay, I solved the problem. FreeTDS 0.52 is BROKEN. upgrade to a newer version and all is well, the documentation is correct (I think).
-brad On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 02:47:24PM -0800, Bradley Bell wrote: > Is it just me, or is the documentation for these two functions totally wrong? > They are sopposed to return int values, either a "result identifier", or 0, > if the query fails. > However, it looks to me like it always returns a string. If the query > returns data (i.e. a SELECT query), then it returns something like > "Resource id #2". If the query doesn't return anything (i.e. an INSERT or > whatever), or if it fails, it returns an empty string. > So, how does one tell the difference between a failed query and a query with > no results? > > -brad > > P.S. Which one is broken, the docs or the implementation, and are they going > to be fixed? -- Bradley Bell Computer Support Analyst University of Washington Classroom Support Services -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]