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I'm using SELECT * statement in  query from a mySQL database in Coldfusion MX. It all worked untill upgrading to MX. Also I'm having a problem with text fields in the MySQL database. I tried changing to blob but still the same problems. Any ideas as to what it could be?
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by:Renante Entera
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Hello rcopeman!

Try to double-check the Datasource that you created on the CF Administrator.  Be sure that the account has a permission on your MySQL Database.  Verify the connection.


Goodluck!
eNTRANCE2002 :-)
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by:rcopeman
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I've tried that and it is fine.
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by:Mause
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Do you get an error?
can you show us the code
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by:rcopeman
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It seems that the problem is caused by the text fields in the database. If I change the firld type to varchar(255) it all works fine. However I need a much longer text field and as soon as I use text or blob if all falls over!
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by:Mause
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Do you get an error??
Or is the code working but nothing is displayed when outputting the TEXT field?
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by:rcopeman
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No. No error message but if I look at the debugging information the CFQUERY returns no records when the text fields are included. As I mentioned before if I change the text fields to varchar then it returns the correct record.

Thanks for your help. It doesnt seem to make much sence since it all worked in CF5

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by:Mause
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Can you post your query / code
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by:rcopeman
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Nothing complex:

<CFQUERY NAME="getDetails" DATASOURCE="enpod" MAXROWS="1" DBTYPE="ODBC">
      select *
      from enp_advert
      where advert_ref = #URL.id#
</CFQUERY>      

enpod is a mySQL database

Thanks
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by:Mause
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Did you try the same query in mysql and did it return the record you want ?
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by:rcopeman
ID: 12347282
Yes and it works fine!
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by:rcopeman
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OK I have found the problem. It is to do with the native drivers. I reloaded the myodbc after upgrading to MX and everything is now working fine.

Thanks for your comments.


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