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In the code below I am trying to acquire the COLUMN DATA TYPE from the meta data resultset. This database resides on an M204 database and I have a schema print out from the DBA whereby the mainframe fields are mapped to a sql-column-name. Each has a particular datatype such as INTEGER, CHAR(1), CHAR(30), FLOAT(21), etc. However in the highlighted code I am getting a blank for the column type and not the actual datatype. It would appear that the datatype is blank but on the database it would not appear so.
If anyone has a suggestion or can give me some direction or point out what I'm doing wrong it would be appreciated. Thank you.
Here is my code:
[ December 28, 2005: Message edited by: Melinda Savoy ] [ December 28, 2005: Message edited by: Melinda Savoy ]