[freetds] Newbie: connecting to MS SQL 2008 R2 from MacOS 10.5 running XAMP
freddy77 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 04:25:22 EDT 2010
2010/9/16 Deven Hariyani <devenh at gmail.com>
> Hello folks,
> I've spent the last two days familiarizing myself with the documentation
> steps for installing freetds. The good news is that the documentation on
> website has been helpful and I was able to download the source, build the
> executables, and test the connection using tsql. Currently, my installation
> is located in the default directory */usr/local/freetds* and my conf file
> with sql server information is located in */usr/local/freetds/etc*, but now
> I am confused how am I supposed to tell XAMP, which is located in
> /Applications/XAMP to use freetds?
> My XAMP installation has a freetds.conf file located in
> One more thing... when I did some google searches I found some threads that
> discussed a mssql.so module which I am supposed to put into my php.ini
> My php.ini file is located in /Applications/XAMP/xampfiles/etc, but I
> believe the mssql.so is for something else not related to freetds, am I
> correct? If so, what are the major differences between mssql.so and
> Thanks for all of your wonderful help!
mssql.so is a PHP module which links PHP and FreeTDS together !
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