[freetds] Help connecting with tds to MSSQL 2008 - solution found

Gal Rubinstein galrub at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 09:59:20 EDT 2010

  On 9/21/2010 3:25 PM, Gal Rubinstein wrote:
> Hello all,
> the after looking into the socket problem it accrued to me that I 
> forgot to mention an important fact, I'm using windows 7.
> RAW sockets have been limited on this version of windows!
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms740548(VS.85).aspx 
> <http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms740548%28VS.85%29.aspx>
> on a different site 
> (http://cs.baylor.edu/~donahoo/practical/CSockets/practical/ 
> <http://cs.baylor.edu/%7Edonahoo/practical/CSockets/practical/>) a 
> different socket connection method is used, using connect().
> the function called is :int connect(int socket, const struct sockaddr* 
> addr, int addrlen)
> since I'm quite a beginner in C++, can anyone add this alternative to 
> the net.c source, maybe surround it with a #ifdef.
> Thanks a lot...
> PS: cant wait to move to linux with this project, only after we show a 
> WIN7 version can we move on... damn!
on the page 
  INITSOCKET() did the trick!!!

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