Update: DbExpress driver for IBM DBM V8 for Delphi 7 users

By: Anders Ohlsson

Abstract: This patch for Delphi 7 is available to registered users

This patch for Delphi 7 updates the DbExpress support for IBM DB2 V8. For details, please see the README below.

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README

Delphi 7
Update Pack
Release Notes

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This file contains important supplementary and late-breaking
information that may not appear in the main product
documentation, and supersedes information contained in other
documents, including previously installed release notes. We
recommend that you read this file in its entirety.

Important:

 Delphi must be closed before installing this Update Pack.

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CONTENTS

* ISSUES ADDRESSED IN THIS UPDATE PACK
* FILES INSTALLED BY THIS UPDATE PACK

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ISSUES ADDRESSED IN THIS UPDATE PACK

This Update Pack corrects the following issues with the DB2
dbExpress driver metadata to provide support for DB2 V8:

* Querying a table with unique fields returns the error "Could
  not convert variant of type (Null) into type (String)."

* Fetching Stored Procedure parameters fails.

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FILES INCLUDED IN THIS UPDATE PACK

This Update Pack is a zipped file that contains the following
files:

dbexpdb2.dll  (dll version 7.0.7.1)
readme_upd_dbexpdb2.txt  (this file)

Unzip the Update Pack file to a temporary folder and copy 
dbexpdb2.dll to the Delphi 7 Bin folder (by default,
C:\Program Files\Borland\Delphi7\Bin). 

Optionally, copy readme_upd_dbexpdb2.txt to the Delphi7
folder.

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Copyright (c) 2003 Borland Software Corporation.
All rights reserved.

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