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From: "Wechsler, Steven M" <WechslerSM at bernstein dot com>
Subject: RE: Linux interfacing MSSQL7
Date: Sep 23 1999 3:21PM

Just curious, Michael; I noticed in the release notes that you had made
changes to Sybase::DBlib to allow it to work with an unmodified (i.e. with
out the hot fix that Micro$oft released) SQL Server 7.0.  What did you
change?  Since MS released the fix, I had assumed that the problem was


Steve Wechsler/Senior DB Administrator/Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. 
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Peppler []
> Sent: Thursday, September 23, 1999 10:33 AM
> To: SybPerl Discussion List
> Subject: Re: Linux interfacing MSSQL7
> Marek fastcom writes:
>  > 
>  > 
>  > I'm attempting to interface Linux RH6 with MSSQL7.
>  > Previously I have succesfuly installed Sybase ASE
>  > (suplied with RH LACD).
>  > 
>  > For the iterface to work, I assume there are other modules to be 
>  > installed.(dbi-1.13.tar.gz / dbd-sybase-0_20_tar.gz  ... or later).
>  > 
>  > Can you please suggest which from the above files do I 
> need to install. (If 
>  > both what is the install order)
> The default version of MS-SQL 7 will not work with the Sybase Client
> Libraries (which are used for DBD::Sybase and Sybase::CTlib). What
> *will* work is the Sybase::DBlib module (part of sybperl).
> Get sybperl 2.11, and add -DMSSQL to the EXTRA_DEFINES line in the
> CONFIG file, and you should be on your way.
> Michael
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