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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: RE: Linux interfacing MSSQL7
Date: Sep 23 1999 3:39PM
Wechsler, Steven M writes:
> 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
Cool! Someone actually reads the release notes :-)
For DBlibrary I call dbsetversion(DBVERSION_100) if I think that the
library version is > 10.x
Commenting out that call makes Sybase DBlibrary compatible with the
unpatched version of MS-SQL 7.
Unfortunately you can't do the same thing for CLient Library, so
Sybase::CTlib and DBD::Sybase still require the patched version of
MS-SQL 7 to work.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michael Peppler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > 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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