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From: "Stepan, Jamison" <Jamison dot Stepan at state dot mn dot us>
Subject: RE: CGI with Apache and Sybperl on Red Hat 5.0/5.1
Date: Jun 8 1998 8:44PM

You may not have to. I was able to get DBD::ODBC working with Openlink's
ODBC drivers for linux going to an MSSQL server. 

I am using RedHat5.1.

If you want more specifics contact me and I can help you.

Jamison


On Monday, June 08, 1998 3:36 PM, nathan@webdesigngroup.com
[SMTP:nathan@webdesigngroup.com] wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Thanks for everyone's help on this, but one of the email replies I've
> received (not posted to the list) confirmed what I suspected, that it
is
> RedHat's use of glibc that is causing the problem.  I was going to try
web
> servers other than Apache, but apparently that approach has been tried
> before and does not work.  Looks like the only option is to back off
to
> RH4.2 for the time being.  At least until Sybase release a new version
of
> ctlib for linux compiled with glibc (if it happens at all).  Again,
thanks
> for all of your help.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Nathan Harper
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-SYBPERL-L@listproc.net
> [mailto:owner-SYBPERL-L@listproc.net]On Behalf Of
> John_Erjavec@cargill.com
> Sent: Monday, June 08, 1998 3:04 PM
> To: SybPerl Discussion List
> Cc: SYBPERL-L@listproc.net
> Subject: Re: CGI with Apache and Sybperl on Red Hat 5.0/5.1
> 
> 
>      This isn't a Sybase problem or a SybPerl problem, it is a CGI
>      problem.  When you are outputting the headers, it is receiving a
>      premature ending.  If you post the relevant parts of the code,
>      someone might be able to help you here, but a better place to
look
>      would be someplace like comp.infosystems.www.cgi (I think that is
the
>      whole path), or, if you are interested in a mailing list, you
could
>      check out the HTML Writer's Guild at http://www.hwg.org .  Two of
>      their mailing lists (-languages and -servers) would have people
able
>      to help you out in this situation.  HTH.
> 
>      -JEV
>      John Erjavec V
> 
> 
> ______________________________ Reply Separator
> _________________________________
> Subject: CGI with Apache and Sybperl on Red Hat 5.0/5.1
> Author:  nathan (nathan@webdesigngroup.com) at mtka-unix-mime
> Date:    6/8/98 11:54 AM
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I have built sybperl successfully on a Redhat 5.0 and 5.1 machine, but
have
> encountered the same problem using it with Apache in both cases. Here
are
> the specifics:
> 
> - perl 5.004_04
> - sybperl 2.09_04
> - dynamically linked ctlib distribution
> - Apache 1.2.6 and 1.3.0
> 
> Although building sybperl statically failed in every case that I
tried,
> building it dynamically was successful in that I could run scripts
from the
> command line without any problem.  However, when I tried to get CGI
scripts
> with Apache to run, they fail with a server error every time.  The
error log
> shows the generic 'premature end of script headers' error.  I don't
think
> that it is an environment variable problem or a problem with the
interfaces
> file.  I've set the SYBASE environment var. explicitly with the SetEnv
> directive, I've tried using the more verbose error logging that Apache
1.3.0
> provides, but it gives me nothing more helpful than the above error
message.
> The interfaces file that I'm using works fine with scripts run from
the
> command line, and with other Red Hat machines running 4.2. I'm
thinking that
> it is some sort of incompatibility between Apache and sybperl
resulting from
> the new glibc that Red Hat 5+ uses, but that is just a guess.
> 
> If anyone out there has any suggestions (other than downgrading to
4.2),
> they would be greatly appreciated.  I will downgrade as a last resort,
but
> if anyone has had success with RedHat 5.x, Sybperl and any web server
(not
> just Apache), I'd like to hear about your experiences in order to help
> narrow down the source of the problem.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Nathan Harper
> 
> --
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> Fx: 312.951.6588
> Email: nathan@webdesigngroup.com