Conversions Involving DBTYPE_ARRAY

The following table describes conversions to and from types modified by DBTYPE_ARRAY. Type indicators X and Y are unmodified; when combined with DBTYPE_ARRAY, they cannot be DBTYPE_EMPTY or DBTYPE_NULL.

Source type indicator

Target type indicator

Notes

X

Y | DBTYPE_ARRAY

It is provider-specific whether this is supported.

X | DBTYPE_ARRAY

Y

It is provider-specific whether this is supported.

X | DBTYPE_ARRAY

Y | DBTYPE_ARRAY

If the provider supports a conversion from X to Y and the provider supports both X | DBTYPE_ARRAY and Y | DBTYPE_ARRAY, it must support this conversion. Any such conversions must follow the rules in this appendix.

X | DBTYPE_VECTOR

Y | DBTYPE_ARRAY

Not supported.

X | DBTYPE_ARRAY

Y | DBTYPE_VECTOR

Not supported

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