[freetds] Re: Trouble with SqlConnect

ZIGLIO, Frediano, VF-IT Frediano.Ziglio at vodafone.com
Mon Sep 13 11:00:13 EDT 2004


> 
> Daniel,
> 
> I installed the freetds package in Mandrake linux, and the only
> libraries that got installed were:
> 
> libtds.a
> libtds.la*
> libtdsS.a
> libtdsS.la*
> libtds.so.2.0*
> libtdssrv.a
> libtdssrv.la*
> libtdssrv.so.1.0*
> libtdsS.so.1.0.0*
> 
> I also checked the default ODBC installation for PostgreSQL, 
> which looks
> like:
> 
> [PostgreSQL]
> Description             = ODBC for PostgreSQL
> Driver          = /usr/lib/libodbcpsql.so.2
> Setup           = /usr/lib/libodbcpsqlS.so.1
> FileUsage               = 1
> 
> The PostgreSQL libraries look like this:
> 
> libodbcpsql.a
> libodbcpsql.la*
> libodbcpsqlS.a
> libodbcpsqlS.la*
> libodbcpsql.so.1.0.0*
> libodbcpsql.so.2.0.0*
> libodbcpsqlS.so.1.0.0*
> 
> So I deduced that if I map 1-to-1 the files that Mandrake gives for
> freetds and postgresql, I would get:
> 
> [TDS]
> Description             = TDS
> Driver          = /usr/lib/libtds.so.2
> Setup           = /usr/lib/libtdsS.so.1
> FileUsage               = 1
> 
> Is this not correct detective work?  Is it possible that the Mandrake
> folks renamed the ODBC driver?  Or is it more likely that they just
> don't provide it?
> 
> -S.
> 

For some reason (that I don't really understand) Mandrake put ODBC
driver in freetds-devel package (see
http://fr2.rpmfind.net//linux/RPM/cooker/cooker/i586/media/contrib/freet
ds-devel-0.62.4-2mdk.i586.html)

freddy77



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