[Mono-list] Anyone Else Have Problems With MySQL TEXT Fields?

David P. Donahue ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu
Mon Jun 6 10:53:41 EDT 2005

No luck.  I've also tried enclosing it in a "Convert.ToString()" but 
neither approach seems to fix the problem.

David P. Donahue
ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu

Joe Audette wrote:
> Try using
> DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem,
> "FieldName").ToString()
> Joe
> --- "David P. Donahue" <ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
>>I'm using the ByteFX connector to access a MySQL
>>database from my ASP 
>>.NET website on Mono.  Previously, I had run into a
>>problem where my 
>>DataBinder.Eval(Container.DataItem, "FieldName")
>>calls would result in 
>>an "Unknown target conversion type" error if the
>>field in the database 
>>was of type TEXT.  I was able to get around this at
>>the time by using 
>>CAST(FieldName AS CHAR) in the query.
>>However, it seems that the problem is still somewhat
>>intermittent.  I 
>>added a little more complication to the query (just
>>a couple INNER JOINs 
>>and WHERE clauses, nothing major) and the error is
>>once again 
>>persisting.  Has anyone dealt with this before and
>>been able to work 
>>around it?  Any help would be much appreciated.
>>David P. Donahue
>>ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu
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