FreeTDS on Win32?
camber at ais.org
Thu May 24 08:30:37 EDT 2001
I have no direct experience with this other than to say, I know it's been
done before. (There are a bunch of #ifdef WIN32 stuff in the code that
somebody submitted to make it work). LIBTOOL apparently supports windows
DLLs as well, so you should be good to go with a little elbow grease on
On Thu, 24 May 2001, One Stone wrote:
> I have written a perlish class lib for an ASP company, which handles B2B
> communication for their webshops and their clients intranets. It works
> great and fast on linux with freetds. We connect MSSQL2000 from linux and
> it's real fun, to look at it running. But we have some clients, which do
> not want linux machines in their networks, cause they aren't able to
> administrate them (...). So we have to use our software on windows where i
> weren't able to connect directly to the database, i have to use ODBC,
> which makes performance a disaster ....(3-10 times slower ...even when I
> use OleDB as provider).
> So my question: is it possible to port freetds to windows or can i find
> something similar for windows? I contacted Sybase for their client libs,
> which should work at least with MSSQL7, but nobody their was able to tell
> me, what we'd have to buy!?-(
> best regards and thanx 4 any help, VH.
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