[freetds] Help connecting with tds to MSSQL 2008 - solution found

Paul Thurston pthurston at netegrate.com
Tue Sep 21 10:02:53 EDT 2010


We're now going on the second year of the Windows INITSOCKET bug.
Can someone please add the patch for this?



From: freetds-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:freetds-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Gal Rubinstein
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 9:59 AM
To: freetds at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [freetds] Help connecting with tds to MSSQL 2008 - solution found

  On 9/21/2010 3:25 PM, Gal Rubinstein wrote:

> Hello all,


> the after looking into the socket problem it accrued to me that I

> forgot to mention an important fact, I'm using windows 7.

> RAW sockets have been limited on this version of windows!


> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms740548(VS.85).aspx

> <http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms740548%28VS.85%29.aspx>


> on a different site

> (http://cs.baylor.edu/~donahoo/practical/CSockets/practical/

> <http://cs.baylor.edu/%7Edonahoo/practical/CSockets/practical/>) a

> different socket connection method is used, using connect().

> the function called is :int connect(int socket, const struct sockaddr*

> addr, int addrlen)


> since I'm quite a beginner in C++, can anyone add this alternative to

> the net.c source, maybe surround it with a #ifdef.


> Thanks a lot...


> PS: cant wait to move to linux with this project, only after we show a

> WIN7 version can we move on... damn!



on the page


  INITSOCKET() did the trick!!!


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