[Mono-dev] [PATCH] SqliteDataReader should handle getting field type for null values

Joshua Tauberer tauberer at for.net
Tue Mar 7 16:46:58 EST 2006

Kamil Skalski wrote:
> I encountered NullReferenceException from SqliteDataReader, when I
> have a query like
> select a, b, NULL, c, FROM xxx
> and I try to use reader.GetFieldType (2) for fetching info about
> columns (actually DataAdapter from MS.NET calls this method for every
> column in result)
> I attach a patch (test included) for fixing this. It works great in my
> app and it would be nice to have it official :)
> May I commit?

Please do!

I'm wondering, tho, if wherever the adapter would return null, it should
return a DBNull instead?  Do other data adapters ever return 'null' values?

- Joshua Tauberer


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