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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Installing Sybase Open Client Library before installing DBD::Sybase
Date: Nov 2 1999 6:37PM

Paul J. Boyes writes:
 > 
 > My question:
 > I am trying to install DBD::Sybase on a Sun Solaris 2.6 machine that does
 > not have a Sybase server on it.  I wish to connect to a Sybase server on
 > the network from this machine.  It is my understanding that you need to
 > install the Sybase Open Client Library ct-Library before installing
 > DBD::Sybase.  My problem is that I do not know how to install the Open
 > Client Library and am not sure that we have it on our Sybase install discs
 > for Solaris.  However, it must be installed on the machines that we are
 > running the servers on, as I have DBD::Sybase installed and am up and
 > running fine on them.  My question is, can I install the Open Client
 > Library files by copying them from one of the machines running the server
 > to the machine that is not running the server and have it work?

You need to copy the following directories:

locales/
charsets/
lib/
include/
config/

as well as the interfaces file.

That *should* give you a working set of client libraries, assuming of
course that the OS is the same (or at least compatible)

Michael
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