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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: Cross Platform Sybperl
Date: Nov 17 1997 6:02PM

Rob Truban wrote:
> Hi all,
> I need to access a Sybase server that resides on a Sun box from a an NT
> box.  Will that be possible with Sybperl?   I have script that does the
> queries I want, but I've only tested it on the Sun box.  I would like to
> have the Perl script launch from an NT machine open a connection to the
> Sun, do the desired queries, create a file, retrieve the file and import
> the (data) file into an Access DB on the remote NT machine.  Has anyone
> ever done or heard of someone doing something like this with
> perl/sybperl?  Any help would be greatly appreciated!

The tricky bit may be to get sybperl to work on NT (the latest
test release 2.08_51 *should* build on NT, but there have been
problem reports).

Once you have it built it should be no problem at all to 
have your NT scripts access a Solaris Sybase server.

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