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From: "Robert Bresner" <rbresner at olf dot com>
Subject: Re: Connect to MS SQL with Sybperl ?
Date: Dec 4 1998 4:34PM

Good point. I'm using 6.5 ....
Anyone with a success story that could identify my mistakes ?

Michael Peppler wrote:
> 
> Robert Bresner writes:
>  > I'm dreaming, aren't I? Can't be done, can it?
>  > When I take a simple empty database script which
>  > we use daily to clean out a Sybase database, and
>  > try using it on a MS SQL database, I get
>  >   SYBASE ERROR: ( 20012 ) Unable to determine Net-Library error ( Sev: 2 )
>  >   dblogin() failed at EmptyDB.pl line 87,  chunk 5.
>  >
>  > So I'm wondering, is it possible to fool SybPerl to connect
>  > to mssql ?
> 
> Yes, for MS-SQL 6.5 and lower. For MS-SQL 7.0 I have heard that MS has
> changed the protocol and that backwards compatibility is not
> maintained, so the Sybase libs won't work anymore (although I don't
> have any first hand experience of this...)
> 
> Michael
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