[San-Diego-pm] Sybase Database driver to work with the latest version of PERL on the Solaris environment

Mark Schoonover mark.schoonover at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 15:24:01 PST 2010


I've had good luck with Perl and FreeTDS in the past. Then you can use the
DBD::Sybase module to access Sybase. More info can be found here:



Mark Schoonover RUSA #5251
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2010/1/12 Bob Kleemann <rkleeman at energoncube.net>

> Hello Ye,
> I'm sorry I have no experience with SybPerl, but I'll bet there are some
> folks on the mailing list that can help you.  I'm forwarding them a copy of
> this message, so hopefully somebody will be able to answer your question, or
> at least point you in a good direction.
> On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 12:51 PM, Ye Htut Aung <ye_aung at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Hi Bobby,
>> Greetings! My name is Ye and I found you name and email on San Diego Perl
>> user group.  I work for Allianz in downtown San Diego. I have a quick
>> question for you.
>> Do you know if there is any option for me to run the latest version of
>> PERL with Sybase database driver on Solaris?
>> Just to give you a little more information so that you understand our
>> background.
>> Currently, we are running Perl 5.6.1 on Solaris because SybPerl only works
>> with that version of Perl. We run Sybase databases on Solaris. I would like
>> to upgrade Perl to the latest version but my understanding is that SybPerl
>> is not ported to the latest version of Perl. We are looking for the
>> alternative to SybPerl which will work with the latest version of Perl.
>> I apprecaite your thoughts and input.
>> Best,
>> - Ye
>> 858-735-3877
>> ye_aung at yahoo.com
>> % perl -v
>> This is perl, v5.6.1 built for sun4-solaris
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