[cl-rdbms-devel] hu.dwim.rdbms.oracle-utf-problems-11 - Still trouble even with new babel?
attila.lendvai at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 16:45:23 UTC 2010
> For me it seems iolib is the only system using babel directly?
> Can't see iolib using the octects-to-string function, only for dns but maybe
> I didn't look hard enough.
> Or it uses another babel function to do this?
> Do I have to turn on the right byte-ordering somewhere, just for the time
ouch: this is in oracle/cffi-util.lisp
(def function oci-string-to-lisp (pointer &optional size)
(cffi:foreign-string-to-lisp pointer :count size
;; the above doesn't work, because babel thinks the encoding is
;; invalid and returns question marks only. Perhaps Babel doesn't
;; understand the endianness? Need to investigate.
(coerce (iter (for i from 0 by 2)
(when size (while (< i size)))
(let ((code (cffi:mem-ref pointer :short i)))
(until (zerop code))
(collect (code-char code))))
try to re-enable the #+nil-ed line and drop the rest...
this change is nasty, it should have deserved a KLUDGE comment, or
maybe even better would have been a runtime (warn "description of the
David, if you're reading this then update your coding standards... in
the long term you'll also benefit from it, believe me... ;)
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