[freetds] RE OpenVMS compatibility

Nagy Gyorgy engye at t-online.hu
Mon May 5 15:03:39 EDT 2008


Hi Craig,

first of all thanks for your answer, I've just wanted to be sure is it 
worth to try or not to build any version of FREETDS on my config. But 
now I can see I have to wait till I'll get a new config, with todays C 
compiler and libraries.

Thanks again,

Gyorgy Nagy
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> Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 07:56:12 -0500
> From: "Craig A. Berry" <craigberry at mac.com>
> Subject: Re: [freetds] OpenVMS compatibility
> To: FreeTDS Development Group <freetds at lists.ibiblio.org>
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> At 9:44 AM +0200 5/3/08, Nagy Gyorgy wrote:
>
>   
>> I have a compatibility question.
>> Can I use FreeTDS on my config:
>>
>> - OpenVMS Alpha V6.2
>> - DEC C V5.0-003
>>     
>
> v6.2 was released in 1995 and C v5.0 was probably similar.  In other
> words, you are trying to build modern software on a thirteen-year-old
> build environment that hasn't seen any upgrades.
>
>   
>> - MMK V3.9-10
>>
>> Actually I've tried FREETDS 0.82 RC but unfortunately I got messages
>> like below:
>>
>> #pragma message disable PTRMISMATCH1
>> ....................................^
>> %CC-W-UNKMSGID, Unknown message id or group "PTRMISMATCH1" is ignored.
>> at line number 292 in file USER:[NAGY.FREETDS.INCLUDE]CONFIG.H;6
>>
>> #pragma extern_prefix save
>> ......................^
>> %CC-I-UNAVAILPRAGMA, The pragma "extern_prefix" is not available on this
>> platform.
>> at line number 297 in file USER:[NAGY.FREETDS.INCLUDE]CONFIG.H;6
>>
>> #pragma extern_prefix "freetds_" (getpass)
>> ......................^
>> %CC-I-UNAVAILPRAGMA, The pragma "extern_prefix" is not available on this
>> platform.
>> at line number 300 in file USER:[NAGY.FREETDS.INCLUDE]CONFIG.H;6
>>
>> So my question is, what version of FREETDS compatible with my configuration?
>>     
>
> None that I'm aware of.  If you can get to a C compiler in the v6.x
> era at least, then it should "just" be a matter of replacing what's
> missing from the CRTL.
>
>   

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>
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