[freetds] bcp API usage

James K. Lowden jklowden at freetds.org
Wed Aug 6 09:36:54 EDT 2008


dana2 wrote:
> I'm migrating from Windows to Linux
> and would like to continue to use db lib bcp API with FreeTDS for bulk
> inserts into SQL Server 2008.
> Which header file should I include (ssqldb.h,sybdb.h or some other
> file) since there is no odbcss.h?
> With which library should I link?

The only place I can think of where this is documented is by-the-way in
the UG:

http://www.freetds.org/userguide/samplecode.htm

Files Required to Build the Sample Code

      sybfront.h
      sybdb.h
      libsybdb.a or libsybdb.so 

HTH.  You mention odbcss.h, which is an ODBC header file.  BCP is not
supported in the FreeTDS ODBC driver.  

--jkl



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