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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: anyway to access MS SQL 7 with sybperl
Date: Sep 11 2001 3:39PM

Buffy writes:
 > 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.......).

I don't think there's any way to tell.

Are you using DBlib to access your SQL server?

Michael


 > ----- 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
 > > mpeppler@peppler.org - mpeppler@mbay.net
 > > International Sybase User Group - http://www.isug.com
 > >
 > 

-- 
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mpeppler@peppler.org - mpeppler@mbay.net
International Sybase User Group - http://www.isug.com