[DB-SIG] Accessing MSSQL from Python

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Sat, 31 Aug 2002 17:00:47 +0200

Marcos S=E1nchez Provencio wrote:
> That could be useful. Do you mean
> MSSQL - FreeTDS - [unix]ODBC - mxODBC - Python
> ?
> Has anybody tried that? Anyway, I'd rather skip ODBC.

That procedure is described on the FreeTDS web-page,
so I suppose it works. The advantage here is that you can
easily port your program between Unix and Windows machines
without changing a single line of code.

>>On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 11:51:18AM +0200, Marcos S=E1nchez Provencio
>>>Hello there.
>>>Is there some portable way (I mean non-MS) to access MSSQL from
>>>Python? FreeTDS has a Python page which is absolutely blank.
>>ODBC? (i mean mxODBC package, for instance)

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