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From: lancea at sybase dot com (Lance Andersen)
Subject: Re: CTlib or DBlib on FreeBSD
Date: May 21 1998 11:34AM

Could you expand on what you meant by not very satisfying?  Were
you using jConnect?  What issues did you encounter and what version
of jConnect were you using?


> Consider this an "us too".
> We did find that using Java and the Sybase pure Java JDBC software allows
> for connectivity from FreeBSD, but also is not very "satisfying".
> An OpenClient for FreeBSD I think is long overdue and probably trivial for
> Sybase given their Unix codebase.
> Frank
> At 12:53 PM 5/21/98 +0200, you wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I've searched through and the mailing list archive
> >and found nothing positive relating to FreeBSD. As Sybperl is mostly going
> >to be used in a networked situation, it seems a bit odd, apart from sheer
> >popularity of Linux, for Sybase not to provide support for *BSD.
> >
> >Has anyone done this? The only way I know would be to use "Linux
> >emulation", which, in my experience, has rarely been satisfying.
> >
> >Many TIA,
> >David.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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