mapi.connect / mapi_connect (Second Try)

Stephen P. Morgan stephen_p_morgan at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 11 16:52:53 CET 2013


Then the sample0 program is incorrect, as it passes NULL in the database field.




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From: Fabian Groffen <fabian at monetdb.org>
To: developers-list at monetdb.org
Sent: Mon, March 11, 2013 8:35:18 AM
Subject: Re: mapi.connect / mapi_connect (Second Try)

On 11-03-2013 08:30:01 -0700, Stephen P. Morgan wrote:
> I wrote an email a few days ago to the effect that I could not get the
> mapi.connect() MAL statement to work due to the server side complaining that
> I had not specified the database to use.
> 
> This morning I ran one of the sample programs included with MonetDB,
> clients/examples,C/sample0.c (sample0).  It seems very similar as it issues
> a mapi_connect() with the database field set to NULL.  It fails in the same
> way, i.e.,
> 
>     MAPI  = monetdb at localhost:50000
>     ACTION= mapi_start_talking
>     ERROR = !monetdbd: please specify a database
> 
> Should mapi_connect() work with the database field set to NULL?  (If so,
> then the mapi.connect() MAL statement should work, I think.)  Is there a bug
> in the server that insists on the database being specified?  If there is a
> bug, does anyone have a fix for this?  It would be greatly appreciated.

No, you should pass the database name, otherwise the server can't know
which one you'd like to connect to.

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Fabian Groffen                              fabian at monetdb.org
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