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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...

Steve Wechsler/Application Manager/Wall St. Access
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Greif []
> 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