[freetds] MSSQL on AIX 5.1
fdsubs at axelero.hu
Mon Jun 28 19:35:21 EDT 2004
On Jun 28, 2004, at 23:03, Rafi Sheikh wrote:
> If you intend to build the FreeTDS ODBC driver
...and you don't...
> QUESTION: Does this mean I need an ODBC driver? I thought I do not
> need one
> (trying to compile PHP --with-mssql (using FreeTDS to connect to
...so, you don't need it. :)
> The more I read the more I am confused, certainly my lack of
> understanding...any plain english help is deeply appreciated!
> Do I need the driver? If yes, where do I get it?
You certainly are becoming a bit confused. ;)
FreeTDS is the driver itself, or more exactly, one part of FreeTDS is
an ODBC driver for Sybase/MSSQL.
What the documentation talks about as the prerequisite to using the
driver is a *Driver Manager*, such as iODBC or unixODBC.
Anyway, just ignore anything ODBC. You don't need it.
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