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From: Michael X Peppler <michael dot x dot peppler at jpmchase dot com>
Subject: RE: Sybperl and FreeTDS and MSSQL
Date: Jul 24 2009 10:29AM


I think the MSDBLIB macro was for use with Microsoft's DBlibrary implementation (which may not even exist anymore).

I think you should take this up on the freetds mailing list - I haven't touched the Sybase::DBlib code in ages and I really don't remember what the problems were...




-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Ed Avis
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 12:20 PM
To: Michael Peppler
Subject: RE: Sybperl and FreeTDS and MSSQL

Michael Peppler  wrote:

>Sybase::DBlib will certainly work with FreeTDS.

In that case my follow-up question is about this build error:

DBlib.xs: In function 'XS_Sybase__DBlib__DateTime_crack':
DBlib.xs:6068: error: 'DBDATEREC' has no member named 'dateyear'
DBlib.xs:6069: error: 'DBDATEREC' has no member named 'datemonth'
DBlib.xs:6070: error: 'DBDATEREC' has no member named 'datedmonth'

Looking at the file DBlib.c (which I assume is generated from DBlib.xs) there is
a definition for DBDATEREC, but it is inside a #ifndef DBBOTH conditional.  The
definition that's used is from /usr/include/sybdb.h, which has

typedef struct dbdaterec
#ifdef MSDBLIB
        DBINT year;
        DBINT month;
        DBINT day;
        DBINT dayofyear;
        DBINT weekday;
        DBINT hour;
        DBINT minute;
        DBINT second;
        DBINT millisecond;
        DBINT tzone;
        DBINT dateyear;
        DBINT datemonth;
        DBINT datedmonth;
        DBINT datedyear;
        DBINT datedweek;
        DBINT datehour;
        DBINT dateminute;
        DBINT datesecond;
        DBINT datemsecond;
        DBINT datetzone;

I suppose MSDBLIB is defined for some reason?  Does DBlib.xs need adapting to
build with this set?

Ed Avis  

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