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From: "Matthew Persico" <matthew dot persico at gmail dot com>
Subject: Re: DBD::Sybase 1.07_06
Date: Apr 10 2007 8:31PM

On 4/10/07, Michael Peppler  wrote:
> All,
> I'm finally getting closer to releasing the DBD::Sybase 1.08, which will
> have a number of fixes.
> I would like to encourage those of you who have the time and the
> resources to please download and install version 1.07_06 from
> and let me know of any issues that you
> may find.
>  From the CHANGES file:
>          Detect missing libblk.a library, and disable the BLK api calls
>          if necessary.
>          Added code to force dlopen() to use RTLD_GLOBAL.
>          Corrected ct_option() functionality detection.
>          Fixed incorrect handling of bind_params() (Thanks to Tim Bunce).
>          Added serverType DSN parameter.

The exact details escape me, but do you recall a problem at one point
connecting to either a replication or an IQ server because the
DBD::Sybase code tries to query a table that does not exist in such a
server? Is that what the serverType DSN param is supposed to help

>          Added tds_keepalive DSN parameter.
>          Fixed incorrect handling of multiple result sets with DBI
>          1.53 and later.
>          Re-wrote $dbh->ping() in C for faster operation.
>          Allow automated build without prompts.
>          Fixed nsql() buglet.
>          Bug Fixes
>          616 - Spurious error message when the login request times out.
>          614 - Documentation improvement for syb_xxx methods.
>          610 - Segfault when using signals with the threaded libraries
>               and perl >= 5.8.
> Thanks,
> Michael
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Matthew O. Persico