[freetds] Access Sybase by using unixODBC & freetds?

jun_chen at bankone.com jun_chen at bankone.com
Tue Sep 7 11:52:10 EDT 2004

Hi All,

Did anyone use unixODBC and freetds to successfully access Sybase?

I tried different configuration options on freetds, such as 
./configure --prefix=/usr/local/freetds 
--with-unixodbc=/usr/local/unixODBC --enable-sybase-compat
and/or --with-tdsver=4.2. 

tsql -S visdb -U <username> -P <password> works fine and Perl DBD::Sybase 
also works fine. 
But isql -v visdb <username> <password> always failed with the following 
[unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Unable to connect to data source
[unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]Login incorrect.
[unixODBC][FreeTDS][SQL Server]ASA Error -83: Specified database not found
[ISQL]ERROR: Could not SQLConnect

Any ideas?

Thanks a lot in advanced.


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