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From: "Peter Collard" <collardp at RABO-BANK dot COM>
Subject: RE: CTlib or DBlib on FreeBSD
Date: May 21 1998 11:47AM

Hi Lance - its good to see at least some people have stayed with the old firm.

I've been using it in application mode and find the inability to read sql.ini and interfaces files easily a real pain. How about some standard code to do it? (sql.ini are particularly bad to parse when you've got different networks and stuff like:-


How about a class that runs across all supported OS?

PS We're doing all our dbcc's, dumps etc using it.

Peter Collard 
Sybase Database Administrator
"The views expressed in this correspondence are mine and not necessarily those of Rabobank International"

-----Original Message-----
From:	Lance Andersen []
Sent:	Thursday, May 21, 1998 12:40 PM
To:	SybPerl Discussion List
Subject:	Re: CTlib or DBlib on FreeBSD

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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>        University of Kentucky
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