>>>>> "Bryan" == Bryan Mayland <bmayland@stripped> writes:
Bryan> Hi! I'm using myODBC 2.50.2200 in WindowsNT connecting to a mySQL database
Bryan> running on Linux. When I run a query that returns a column that is of type
Bryan> calling SQLDescribeColumn returns that the field is of type SQL_CHAR and has a
Bryan> size of 0. Is there a work-around to this? I was thinking about it, and I
Bryan> don't even know what I would expect to be returned! Anyone have any ideas?
SQLDescribeColumn returns the precision for your result, not the max
possible column length for a SET column.
If you want to get the max length for a SET column, you should use
SQLColumns() function call or set the '"Don't optimize column width'
option in the MyODBC connect dialog.
PS: Sorry for the late reply.