[freetds] request to implement dbmorecmds for dblib

Lowden, James K LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Tue Apr 8 17:08:54 EDT 2003


> From: Frediano Ziglio [mailto:freddyz77 at tin.it]
> Sent: April 8, 2003 4:46 PM
> > 
> > I have been working on getting the build setup on our servers for 
> > dbmorecmds for a bit now and here is what is going on:
> > 
> > For the freetds-0.62.dev.20030407 version, I can't seem to 
> get it to 
> > build because of the following:
> > 
> 
> It's the first time in three month that CVS do not compile. 
> We (James in particular) are re-writing charset handling...

What's in CVS compiles, if you have the right autotools.  

Special for you today, Richard, I just uploaded a new freetds-current.tgz
snapshot.  I think you will find that it builds and installs correctly.
Whether or not it runs well is another question, given the aggressive
changes we're making.  I agree with Frediano that things will settle down
shortly.  

If you want the last quasi-stable snapshot, use 
ftp://ftp.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/ALPHA/freetds/current/freetds-pre-utf8.tgz.

That includes dbmorecmds, and should compile and work normally.  

The most helpful thing you could do would be to write a simple dbmorecmds.c
for the dblib/unittest directory.  Even if it fails, you'll save me the work
of writing the test and probably provoke me into fixing whatever's wrong.
:-)  Remember, I was working from the docs; I don't use that particular
function.  

Regards, 

--jkl


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