[tpm] Sybase Open Client library
legrady at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 11:17:53 PDT 2016
Used to be easy to obtain from Sybase, before it became a subsidiary of SAP
On 2016-10-19 07:25 PM, Todd Rinaldo wrote:
> I maintained a Perl distro including Sybase at a former employer. If I recall correctly, the Sybase client libraries are easy to get ahold of from Sybase.
>> On Oct 19, 2016, at 5:46 PM, Tom Legrady <legrady at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Perl program => DBD::Sybase => DBI => some binary libXXX.so file that actually communicates to the host where the DB is located
>> It's the binary file which I need to find.
>> freeTDS has worked at least partially. I also downloaded Sqsh, a wonderful command line SQL client, and it connects fine to dev & prod databases. ONly problem with it is that while I can run sqsh -i filename to run the sql in the file, I can't do sqsh -C 'select * from ... ' It tells me there's no data for -C.
>> DBD::Sybase is failing to build, which I'll investigate tomorrow, but progress is progress, so they say.
>> On 2016-10-18 10:05 PM, James E Keenan wrote:
>>> On 10/18/2016 09:46 PM, Tom Legrady wrote:
>>>> I'm migrating the Perl 5.6 code from a Solaris platform to Linux Redhat.
>>>> The problem is that for the moment, I need to continue connecting to a
>>>> Sybase OCS 12.5 DB. I've looked online for the library, I asked Michael
>>>> Peppler, auther of DBD::Sybase, and I've talked to SAP online help
>>>> person, all with no results. We've sent a request to our DB Admins, but
>>>> we don't officially use Sybase, this is only a Dev box, and DB support
>>>> has been outsourced to HP, so odds of a helpful response are low.
>>>> Does anyone have access to what I need to install, to connect to a
>>>> Sybase DB?
>>> Could you be a bit more specific about the problem you're currently facing? What have you tried and how is it failing to work?
>>> In what sense is http://search.cpan.org/~mewp/DBD-Sybase-1.15/ insufficient?
>>> (Not that I know anything about Sybase, you understand.)
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