DBD::FreeTDS installation troubles

Michael Peppler mpeppler at peppler.org
Thu Oct 14 10:06:58 EDT 1999

prosper writes:
 > Hi,
 > First of all, let me apologize for my english, it isn't my native 
 > language.
 > Here is a short description of the problem:
 > I must query a Microsoft SQL server from a Linux SuSE 6.1 machine.
 > My Perl release is 5.00502.
 > I downloaded FreeTDS and installed the libraries in /usr/local/freetds/lib. 
 > I then ran ldconfig.
 > Then I surfed the web in order to fetch a DBD driver for FreeTDS. I found 
 > DBD-FreeTDS-0.02, which seems to be the latest version.

You should use DBD::Sybase with the freetds libraries. DBD::FreeTDS
implements its own protocol handling directly.

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