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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: Re: Making Sybperl on Redhat 5.0
Date: Mar 20 1998 12:51AM

Mike Gross wrote:
> Robb, Michael (or anyone else)
> Can you provide a sample Sybase interfaces file (used under Redhat 5.0) ?
> I'm not clear on what the format is. I'm currently getting the following
> error (displayed using hard-coded debug in CTlib.c)
>         ct_connect: network packet layer: internal net library error:
> specified server name attribute could not be found
> After this error, the CTlib code CORE dumps in ct_client_msg.
> I've tried what Robb and Michael listed in terms of configuration....but the
> 'make test' still fails with a core dump.

## SYBASE on
##       Services:
##              master  tcp     (4100)
##              query   tcp     (4100)
	master tcp eth0 4100
	query  tcp eth0 4100

(obviously change to the appropriate host :-)



> Thanks for your help....Mike
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robb Canfield 
> To: 
> Date: Thursday, March 19, 1998 2:03 PM
> Subject: Re: Making Sybperl on Redhat 5.0
> I had a similar problem under RedHat 5.0 and after multiple installs it went
> away. I attempted to reproduce my original problem and was unable to. I
> suspect
> my error was related to not setting each of the configuration items
> properly.
> Sometimes I had the interfaces set right, and not DSQUERY, etc.  Also doing
> the
> make install seemed to help on the next install pass.
> Make sure you are using the latest CTLIB and SybPerl modules
>    sybperl-2_09_02
>    ctlib-linux-elf-dynamic
> The following must all be set correctly:
> CTLIB module:
>   interfaces file in the CTLIB module (root of wherever CTLIb was placed)
>   SYBPLATFORM=Linux in the environment - not everyone has needed to do this,
> but I had to
> SypPerl module
>   Verify the following in CONFIG:
>     DBLIBVS=0
>     SYBASE={root directory of CTLIB module, where the interfaces file is}
>     EXTRA_LIBS=-linsck
>     Make the line "LINKTYPE=static" is not commented in the CONFIG file
>   make sure DSQUERY is set properly in the environment
>   do a perl Makefile.PL - do this any time the CONFIG file is changed
>   do a make clean - just in case
>   Follow the normal install instructions
>   If the test fails - this is weird but it worked for me, I have not
> confirmed
> that it is necessary
>     make install
>     make clean
>     restart the install for SybPerl
> I hope this helps
> At 09:49 AM 3/19/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >
> > Has anyone had success in making/porting Sybperl 2.09_02 under Linux
> Redhat
> > 5.0 ? I am unable to successfully run make test (the t/ctlib test core
> > dumps).
> >
> > Thanks Mike

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