[freetds] PHP+MSSQL compile on AIX 5.1
Rafi.Sheikh at Ingenix.com
Wed Jun 23 12:29:51 EDT 2004
Hi thank you for taking the time. I did browse through the userguide. What
I was confused about is the Sybase. I thought I saw somewhere in the mail
archive that with 4.3 of PHP one can use with --mssql for it to work.
I admit I am so new that I have my pics in the dictionary agianst the word
Should I compile PHP also with --tsql also? So far since MySQL support is
built in with PHP I did not have to deal with it. That is why the idiotic
questions. Now I do have the need to go to MSSQL & Oracle data bases via
PHP, and I am thinking that I am in for a lot of pain!
DO I NEED the unix odbc?
THX to nth degree!
From: Lowden, James K [mailto:LowdenJK at bernstein.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 11:19 AM
To: FreeTDS Development Group
Subject: RE: [freetds] PHP+MSSQL compile on AIX 5.1
> From: Rafi Sheikh
> Sent: June 23, 2004 11:38 AM
> Can someone point me to a step by step article or
> knowledge base item to install/compile freetds with which
> options to use, on
> a IBM F40 AIX 5.1 machine.
There shouldn't be anything special about AIX, unless you have ancient build
tools. It's guaranteed to work with GNU, or your money back.
> For a newbie, it gets very
> confusing when I looked through the archives.
I know what you mean.
> I need to connect to MSSQL using PHP 4.3.4
> Currently has PHP 4.3.4, APACHE 1.3.29
We have brief PHP instructions in the User Guide. Make sure your basic
connectivity is working -- with tsql, or isql if you're using ODBC -- before
you add FreeTDS to PHP. See also the advice at
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