kinterbas db column type

Uwe Grauer news at grauer-online.de
Wed Nov 26 17:15:44 CET 2003


Gandalf wrote:

>> i need to know the database column types returned by kinterbasdb.
>> Implicit type conversion is i nice thing to have, but it hides the 
>> real types in the database.
>> So how could i get this information? 
> 
> 
> 
> If you use InterBase only, you can get that information from the 
> metadatabase.
> Try this:
> 
> RDB$RELATIONS - this stores table information
> RDB$FIELDS - this is for the fields (here you have the RDB$FIELD_TYPE 
> field)
> RDB$RELATION_FIELDS - connects relations to fields
> 
> you can figure out the others. (Oh, it is for InterBase 6.0 but the 
> others are similar or the same)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> L 1.0
> 
> 
> 
Does this mean, that the kinterbasdb isn't DB-API 2.0 compliant?





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