[freetds] request to implement dbmorecmds for dblib

Bill Stewart bstewart at verio.net
Wed Apr 9 10:35:08 EDT 2003


Lowden, James K wrote:
>>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 think you might have been talking to me, Bill?

 > 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.  

Ok, If you were in fact talking to me in this email, I will be happy to 
give it a rip and try to write the unit test, its the least I can do 
given your responsive support.


> Regards, 
> --jkl
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