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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at openservices.net
Wed Sep 12 23:07:09 CEST 2001


On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, Cliff Wells wrote:

> On Wednesday 12 September 2001 13:44, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> > On Wed, 12 Sep 2001, Charles wrote:
> > > Anybody know how can i connect a goddam microsoft SQL Server
> > > with linux python ?
> > >
> > > mxODBC not work.
> > > Dave Cole MSSQL module with Sybase ASE 11.9.2
> > > not work too...
> >
> > The Sybase libraries only work if you're using MS SQL Server 6.5 or less or
> > 7.0SP1. It does not work with unpatched 7.0 or any kind of 2000.
>
> Ouch.  I've got an upcoming project using Python + MS SQL Server 2000....
> will the mxODBC stuff will work if I am running the Python app on a Win2000
> box?

There is no reason for it not to, as long as the DSNs are set up correctly.
Using a Windows-based MS SQL module should work as well. Only non-Microsoft
operating systems are affected (surprise!).

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Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at openservices.net>





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