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From: "Lee, William (TIS, EAS)" <WYLee at exchange dot ml dot com>
Subject: RE: anyway to access MS SQL 7 with sybperl
Date: Sep 5 2001 12:50PM
I will give it a try.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Peppler [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 12:49 PM
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> Subject: Re: anyway to access MS SQL 7 with sybperl
> Lee, William (TIS, EAS) writes:
> > Group,
> > I remember someone asked this question before but I never pay attention to it until now. We have a MS SQL 7 runnnig on NT have to be accessed/replicated globally (too bad they did not choose
> > sybase).
> > Is there anyway to access a MS SQL7 with sybperl ? I know there was problem since MS changed some stuff so Sybase DB Lib no longer with with MS SQL 7, if I can access it with sybperl/UNIX
> > then I can use all UNIX tools such as cron .... etc to work with it.
> Sybase's DBlibrary will work with MS-SQL 7 (but maybe not 2000), as
> long as you don't call dbsetversion() with DBVERSION_100 (or higher).
> For sybperl, you can specify -DMSSQL in the CONFIG file, and build
> Sybase::DBlib with this feature turned off.
> You can also use the FreeTDS libraries (www.freetds.org).
> Michael Peppler - Data Migrations Inc. - http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler
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