Okay, MSDN, Using SQLBindCol...
I need to do exactly what they demonstrate at the bottom, I am doing a "SELECT * FROM xyz", my program is for dumping record for archive purposes, so I need to ensure it won't break in the furture, thus is needs a "*" to handle new columns added later.
However, the MSDN does not appear to tell us, either ion the CD's on MS website what GetDefaultCType(SQLType); routine looks like. I personally don't undertand what else it can return apart from a "C" type id, like SQL_C_CHAR, as things like SQLCHAR are typedefs not identifiers.
None the less, I need to get this working quite soon, as it was due last Friday, so if anybody can shed some light on this, or maybe post the code for this routine, I'd be most grateful.