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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Sybperl to MS SQL Server help
Date: Jul 2 2002 8:02PM

On Tue, 2002-07-02 at 12:53, Lee Wenzler wrote:
> Dang, this is way too hard. This all started when I tried to connect to
> a MS SQL server using Sybperl. I can get the FreeTDS stuff to work as
> far as the make check passing the login & logout, & change db tests, but
> I'm lost after that. After not getting that to work, I tried to get
> unixODBC drivers to work. I've gone thru all the FAQs and keep getting
> deeper and deeper into this hole. Am I making this more complicated than
> it needs to be (please say yes)??

I think so - though I'm no specialist on this.

I suggest that you forget about ODBC. Instead try building DBD::Sybase,
and use that with FreeTDS. I believe that this works reasonably well.

Michael
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