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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Announce: sybperl 2.16
Date: Dec 31 2003 8:00PM

I have finally released sybperl 2.16. It was uploaded to PAUSE a few
minutes ago, and will find its way to a CPAN repository near you in a
day or three.

This is a bug fix release, with some file reorganization and some
documentation changes.

>From the CHANGES file:

2.16    Various bug fixes

        Added DBSETLENCRYPT() to Sybase::DBlib.
	Added DBDEAD() to Sybase::Sybperl.
	Rearranged the directory structure somewhat so that all the
	tests are now in one directory and are run as one unit.
	64-bit builds should now be detected automatically (assuming
	the perl binary was built in 64-bit mode)
        Split out the documentation so that there are now pod entries
	in and

	Bug Fixes
	494   Do not try to use the ocs.cfg file if it exists.
        499   Change MAXNAME to DBMAXNAME in the DBlib source.
        500   $date->info return invalid data.
        511   Change login to syb_login in DBlib.xs (work-around for 
	516   Money/Numeric values lose precision when not using 
	518   looking for non-existent library file (solaris 2.8/ASE 
	498   Problem compiling sybperl under HP-UX 64-bit mode.
	488   Sybase::CTlib and DBD::Sybase end up using the same error 
	470 does not handle empty columns as NULL, and does not
              have retry logic of
	410 has regex bug.
	379   Sybase::BCP::config() does not correctly handle 
              incremental changes

I have only been able to test this release on linux, with ASE 12.5.1 and
ASE, but it should normally build cleanly on all the usual

Michael Peppler                              Data Migrations, Inc.       
Sybase T-SQL/OpenClient/OpenServer/C/Perl developer available for short or 
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The uploaded file


has entered CPAN as

  file: $CPAN/authors/id/M/ME/MEWP/sybperl-2.16.tar.gz
  size: 214646 bytes
   md5: f623866f0127f6da16427d6ecf19c3b3