date sqlServer 2008 data type known as WideString in delphi

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lifeform
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date sqlServer 2008 data type known as WideString in delphi

Post by lifeform » Fri 10 Oct 2008 10:22

hello i use the lastest SDAC component 4.5.0.39
and use delphi 2007
use sql server 2008

when the sql server column data type set to date
the sdac known this as widestring...
but if the data type is dateTime the delphi known as dateTime

if this a bug?
if i see in documentation the delphi support date data type too
but the sdac never known this as datetime
but wide sting is

please give me some explanation

Challenger
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Post by Challenger » Tue 14 Oct 2008 07:31

In order to use new features of SQL Server 2008 you should install SQL Server 2008 Native Client. Now SDAC does not support DATE and TIME datatypes. We will add support for them in one of the nearest builds.

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