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From: "Goyal, Prashant" <Prashant dot Goyal at gs dot com>
Subject: RE: Info needed
Date: Jun 22 1999 3:35PM

Thanks..
 I will try to re-write the scripts


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Michael Peppler [SMTP:mpeppler@peppler.org]
> Sent:	Tuesday, June 22, 1999 10:18 AM
> To:	SybPerl Discussion List
> Subject:	Re: Info needed
> 
> Goyal, Prashant writes:
>  > Hi,
>  > 
>  >   I am glad to find your site. 
>  > 
>  >  My issue:
>  >    It has been told to us that sybperl is non-Y2k Compliant . 
> 
> Who told you that?
> 
>  > So All the
>  > perl scripts are asked to be changed to Sybase DBlib. 
>  > A sample format of our scripts are :
>  > require "sybperl.pl";
>  > require "Sybperl_path.pl";
>  > 
>  > $dbuse.....;
>  > &dbcmd..;
>  > &dbsqlexec...;
>  > &dbresults ...;
>  > 
>  > Can you please let me know if the statement that sybperl being used in
> the
>  > above format is non -compliant. If so , then what is the best way to do
> it.
>  > Is it that if i change just the require statement as " use
> Sybase::Dblib"
>  > all the functions work. Please any pointers to the above would be
>  > appreciated.
> 
> Your scripts may actually work out of the box, as long as you always
> use the &dbXXX(...) form (ie, always include the ()), and that you
> always require sybperl.pl.
> 
> However, if you don't have too many scripts I would recommend that you 
> re-write them to the Sybase::DBlib format, which would be
> 
> use Sybase::DBlib;
> require 'sybutil.pl';   # for error handlers
> 
> $dbh = Sybase::DBlib->dblogin($user, $pwd, $server);
> $dbh->dbuse(...);
> $dbh->dbcmd(...);
> $dbh->dbsqlexec();
> $dbh->dbresults();
> 
> etc...
> 
> See also the information in the sybperl man page, and on my web page
> (see my .sig below).
> 
> Michael
> -- 
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