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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at peppler dot org>
Subject: Re: Sybperl and FreeTDS and MSSQL
Date: Jul 23 2009 6:15PM

On Jul 23, 2009, at 6:21 PM, Ed Avis wrote:

> Luc Van der Veurst  writes:
>
>> I'm not sure if you want to run dbschema against a mssql database.
>
> Yes, that's what I want to do.  If you have a modified dbschema  
> program
> which works better with MSSQL (even if it still craps out eventually)
> I would be interested to see that.
>
>> (i'm using the sybase libraries on unix with Sybase's
>> DirectConnect to connecto to mssql, but that's irrelevant for
>> the error I get).
>
> I am hoping that I can use FreeTDS rather than installing the Sybase
> client libraries.  The general question is whether Sybperl (comprising
> Sybase::DBlib and Sybase::CTlib) will work with FreeTDS.
>

Sybase::DBlib will certainly work with FreeTDS. And I seem to remember  
that David Owen did in fact use dbschema.pl to interact with MS-SQL  
servers (at least I believe that there are MS-SQL references in the  
code).

Michael