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From: "Wechsler, Steven" <steven dot wechsler at wsaccess dot com>
Subject: RE: Using SYBPERL to query SQLServer
Date: Nov 3 2000 10:39PM

Service pack 2 for SS 7.0 includes the fixes for DBLibrary.  And the latest
version of Sybperl works without any service packs.  I'm sure Michael will
be around shortly to follow up...

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Greif [mailto:jgreif@befree.com]
> Sent: Friday, November 03, 2000 5:24 PM
> To: SybPerl Discussion List
> Subject: Re: Using SYBPERL to query SQLServer
> 
> 
> On the archives of this list, you can find discussions of 
> support in MS SQL
> Server for Sybase::Dblib and Sybase::CTlib.  The situation is 
> that it worked
> in SS6.x, but broke in early releases of SS7.0 because 
> Microsoft made some
> changes to the protocol.  After some people complained, MS 
> developed a patch
> which was given out to people who could grouse loudly enough 
> and pay for
> support.  The patch *may* have made it into the SS7 service packs.  I
> suppose this indicates that Microsoft is not completely 
> opposed to staying
> compatible in future, without committing to anything though.  We use
> Sybase::CTlib quite successfully.
> 
> Jeff
>