srv_willconvert (Extended Stored Procedure API)

Important

This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Do not use this feature in new development work, and modify applications that currently use this feature as soon as possible. Use CLR integration instead.

Determines whether a specific data type conversion is available within the ODS Library.

Syntax


BOOL srv_willconvert (  
int  
srctype  
,  
int  
desttype   
);  

Arguments

srctype
Indicates the data type of the data to be converted. This parameter can be any of the Extended Stored Procedure API data types.

desttype
Indicates the data type to which the source data is converted. This parameter can be any of the Extended Stored Procedure API data types.

Returns

TRUE if the data type conversion is supported; FALSE if the data type conversion is not supported.

Remarks

For a description of each data type, see Data Types (Extended Stored Procedure API).

Important

You should thoroughly review the source code of extended stored procedures, and you should test the compiled DLLs before you install them on a production server. For information about security review and testing, see this Microsoft Web site.

See Also

srv_convert (Extended Stored Procedure API)