[freetds] compiling on red hat 5.3

Robert Gonzalez robert at robert-gonzalez.com
Thu Apr 16 01:40:19 EDT 2009


Are you trying to talk to Sybase or SQL Server from RH?

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 11:33 AM, Kevin Pearce <kpearce at ntia.doc.gov> wrote:

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> >From: "James K. Lowden" <jklowden at freetds.org>
> >Subject: Re: [freetds] compiling on red hat 5.3
> >To: FreeTDS Development Group <freetds at lists.ibiblio.org>
> >Message-ID: <20090413231241.5db343b0.jklowden at freetds.org>
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> >You might want to go back and check your logs from a few years ago.
> >FreeTDS hasn't ever been able to connect to an Informix server afaik.
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>
> My bad at saying informix, I meant sybase.
>
>
> >From: "Thomas, Christopher (LLU)" <cwthomas at llu.edu>
> >Subject: Re: [freetds] compiling on red hat 5.3
> >To: "FreeTDS Development Group" <freetds at lists.ibiblio.org>
> >Message-ID:
> >       <6B9B0CEF7F409D439E78288D8665BD8F341B2B at oakmont.llu.ad.lluahsc.org
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> >Do you need to add anything special arguments when running
> ./confingure?
> >If not, why not just build the rpm packages. This is how you can do
> it.
>
>
> >1) download freetds-stable.tgz
> >2) rename file to freetds-0.82.tar.gz
> >3) run the following command to build all the freetds rpms: rpmbuild
> -tb freetds-0.82.tar.gz
>
>
> >Chris
>
>
> Chris I tried that and it looks like it want's unixODBC-devel which I'm
> having problems retrieving from Red Hat.  I think I'm having issues with
> RHN.
>
>
> [x at x freetds]# rpmbuild -tb freetds-0.82.tar.gz
> error: Failed build dependencies:
>        unixODBC-devel >= 2.0.0 is needed by freetds-0.82-1.i386
>
> [x at x freetds]# rpm -qa|grep -i odbc
> unixODBC-2.2.11-7.1
> mysql-connector-odbc-3.51.12-2.2
>
>
> The crisis has passed all the data is available via an html page which
> I screen scraped to get it into an insertable format for mysql, but it'd
> be nice to be able to do direct db queries as we have a large sqlserver
> base here.
>
> Thanks for everyone's time/suggestions.  Still would be interested in
> anyone who is successful with this.
>
> kp
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