[Tutor] TypeError: __str__ returned non-string (type DbiRaw)
Fri, 26 Oct 2001 11:43:51 -0700 (PDT)
On Tue, 23 Oct 2001, Troy Sorzano wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am a python newbie and having a little problem with dbiRaw. I am
> connecting via ODBC to a MS SQL 2000 database. The 3 column in the
> select statement is a BLOB that actually contains text. I want to
> convert that BLOB into a string but I can not figure out how to. The
> error I get is "TypeError: __str__ returned non-string (type DbiRaw)"
Hi, just checking up on your question; it looks like you haven't gotten an
The error message you're getting seems really weird; the __str__ method of
any Python object should always return some sort of string, but the error
message is saying otherwise.
I have no clue about this either, and can't investigate this since I don't
have a Windows system handy. You might want to try asking your question
to the Python-win32 mailing list:
They should have people there who can better look into this problem. Hope
you can find answers to this problem. Good luck!