A Rexx interface to SQL databases

Version 2.5

10 October 2006

Appendix D - Rexx/SQL for Sybase System 10/11

This section describes features of Rexx/SQL specific to the Sybase System 10/11 implementation.

This port would not have been possible without the support of Pieter Leemeijer, Sybase, Brisbane and Chuck Moore, DIS, Washington State.

The documentation for this port is incomplete; as is the code!


The Sybase port uses the Sybase Open Client Client-Library/C API, which is unique to Sybase.

Bind Variables:

Sybase System 10/11 uses the standard placemarker; ?. See 7. Standard placemarkers and bind variables for further details.

Data types:

The datatypes supported by Sybase System 10/11 can be determined by a call to SQLGETINFO with the DATATYPES option.

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