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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: DBD::Sybase 1.07_06
Date: Apr 11 2007 4:53AM

Matthew Persico wrote:
> 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
> with?

Yes, and also to allow (future versions of) DBD::Sybase to turn off 
certain features when they aren't available.

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