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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: How to build Sybperl on Redhat Linux on Sparc
Date: Feb 16 2000 3:41PM

Patrick S. Leung writes:
 > Hi,
 > 
 > I have acquired an Ultra 1, and installed Redhat Linux for Sparc Deluxe
 > 6.0.  Would anyone know if Sybase ASE 11.0.3.3 is available on this
 > platform?  In addition, is it possible to build Sybperl on this
 > platform?  I suppose I would need Open Client for Linux on Sparc, but
 > don't know if it exists.

There is no client library for linux/sparc. Your options are either to 
install Solaris 2.x and buy the client libs from Sybase, or to get
FreeTDS (http://www.freetds.org) which is a free re-implementation of
OpenClient. FreeTDS is pretty decent, although it's not complete yet.

Michael
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