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).


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

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