[fpc-pascal] XML-XSD export: importer & how to test

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Fri Jul 29 09:27:54 CEST 2011

On Thu, 28 Jul 2011, Ludo Brands wrote:

>>>> Agreed, but you cannot every kind of data type, for that you
>>>> will probably need the various databases... and hopefully a
>>>> continuous integration server to run the tests...
>>> Sqldb converts databases types to the internal ftxxx datatypes. So,
>>> yes, you can everything without external databases.
>> I admit I need to delve deeper into this, but to me it's
>> strange we have datatypes like ftOracleBlob and
>> ftParadoxOLE... These do seem to be database-specific (ok,
>> maybe within fcl-db, but still). Earlier today I've written
>> code to dumbly create a bufdataset with all these datatypes
>> for and will see what happens when assigning data to it. If
>> it blows, I'll comment it out... we'll see.
> Db.pas line 2020 gives you the mapping between ftxxx and corresponding
> Tfield descendant. This is a default mapping but AFAIK no db implementation
> is actually overriding this.

Not in FPC, but in Delphi, IBX for instance overrides it.
Maybe mseide does it too.


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