[freetds] unixODBC/FreeTDS Questions

ZIGLIO, Frediano, VF-IT Frediano.Ziglio at vodafone.com
Fri Apr 2 06:55:30 EST 2004


> > 
> >>I've got some problems bringing up unixODBC on a Solaris 
> 2.9 box for use 
> >>with the Perl DBI.  Here's the info on problem.
> > 
> > 
> > Please excuse my question: Why the hell would I want to use Perl DBI
> > with FreeTDS/ODBC when I have DBD::Sybase or even Sybperl !?
> > Why should I use the deviation when the straight way is open ?
> > 
> > Martin.
> 
> 
> Not my choice.  We're using Radiator for authentication and 
> it requires 
> the DBI to use an SQL server as a data source.
> 
> Your question got me to looking deeper into the problem and 
> somewhere in 
> the Radiator FAQ I found that one can use DBD::Sybase to 
> connect to an 
> MSSql database.
> 
> Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!
> 
> 
> Rob
> 

Hi Rob!

You can also try to enable configuration loggging. Just define
TDSDUMPCONFIG environment variable to a filename, launch isql and see
the output.

freddy77



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