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Message Posted: Fri, 02 Feb 2007 @ 13:59:47 GMT

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Subj:   Re: VARCHAR expansion in Spool
From:   Dieter Noeth

Anomy.Anom wrote:

  A varchar(256) attribute is defined on a table. Per query requirement's this attribute is placed into spool. Lets assume that all the values for this attribute are between 30 and 60 bytes in length. Does spool carry the various values at their actual length (approx 30 to 60 bytes)? Or does the spool carry the values at an expanded length of 256 bytes?  

A Varchar remains a Varchar in spool.

But, for ORDER BY a Varchar is expanded to a Char...


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