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From: mpeppler at itf dot ch (Michael Peppler)
Subject: Re: www-sybase access for *BSD machines ?
Date: Jan 8 1996 1:12PM

From: pmarquess@claudius.bfsec.bt.co.uk (Paul Marquess)
> From: mpeppler@itf.CH (Michael Peppler)
> > 
> > Actually, I *think* Sybase had only put up CTlib as freeware, not
> > DBlib. (We may need to push Sybase a bit to get the DBlib part too...)
> 
> My understanding is that DBlib is on the way out and that Sybase will
> only continue to develop CTlib. So perhaps the absence of DBlib isn't
> too bad in the long term. Not much use for the short term, I know.

It's true that CTlib is the wave of the future... however, based on
simple tests that I have made, DBlib is still faster, and most of us
have quite a bit of DBlib code lying around, so it would be really nice
to be able to build this stuff on Linux too.

Michael