Sybase module 0.38pre2 released

Sébastien Sablé sable at
Fri Feb 2 17:47:36 CET 2007


The Sybase module provides a Python interface to the Sybase relational
database system.  It supports all of the Python Database API, version
2.0 with extensions.

The module is available here:

The module home page is here:


* Add structured error information to Sybase.DatabaseError thanks to
patch provided by Gregory Bond (close tracker 1631902)

* Resurrected Sybase.Bulkcopy functionality thanks to patch provided
by Gregory Bond (close tracker 1632916)

* Corrected AttributeError when locking is off (close tracker 1637942
reported by Jim Nusbaum)

* Corrected incorrect type mx.DateTime.DateTime returned by
Sybase.Date() in "mx" datetime mode. This type is not supported by

* Corrected crash on a BLK object when debug is enabled (close tracker
1630941 reported by Gregory Bond)

* rowcount is now propagated to Cursor (corrects tracker 1621003)

* Added support for python datetime type in DataBuf and as parameter
of Cursor.execute()

* Corrected Date, Time and Timestamp functions when using mx.DateTime
or native python datetime types

* Corrected DATETIME as cursor.description still returns native Sybase
datetime types

* Corrected blk_describe always returns (status, None) thanks to patch
by Phil Porter

* Patch to handle CS_LONG type based on	patch by Paul Rensing


* This release works with python 2.5

* It also works with sybase 15

* It works with 64bits clients

* It can be configured to return native python datetime objects

* The bug "This routine cannot be called because another command
structure has results pending." which appears in various cases has
been corrected

* It includes a unitary test suite based on the dbapi2.0 compliance
test suite

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