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From: Buffy <ainsleyg at optonline dot net>
Subject: Re: anyway to access MS SQL 7 with sybperl
Date: Sep 11 2001 1:03AM

Michael: apologies for the dumbness of this question , but how can I be sure
that my sa's have built sybperl as you've specified below?
> For sybperl, you can specify -DMSSQL in the CONFIG file, and build
> Sybase::DBlib with this feature turned off.

(I ask becuase I tried to access sql 7 sp1 from solaris via open client 11.x
and it still fails.......).

Ron

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Peppler" 
To: "SybPerl Discussion List" 
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 12:48 PM
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
> --
> Michael Peppler - Data Migrations Inc. - http://www.mbay.net/~mpeppler
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>