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Wednesday August 16, 2006
07:04 PM

DBD::Sybase on solaris 10

[ #30662 ]

Here we go again. This time I need DBD::Sybase on solaris 10 x86.

First thing you need is the sybase SDK for solaris 10 x86. I think you have to pay for that (the database group took care of that for me, so I have no idea.)

It gets installed to /opt/sybase

Then to compile DBD::Sybase against it, you do this:

1. export PATH=$PATH:/usr/sfw/bin/
2. export SYBASE=/opt/sybase/
3. export SYBASE_OCS=OCS-12_5
4. /usr/perl5/bin/perlgcc Makefile.PL
5. gmake
6. gmake test
7. sudo gmake install

1 - you need gmake in your path
2,3 - the Makefile.PL looks for the libs you are compiling against in $SYBASE/SYBASE_OCS/lib
4 - use the perlgcc for solaris magic
5,6,7 - the standard perl module installation, but with gnu make.

also in your apache configuration (if you're going to be using DBD::Sybase with apache, you need:
SetEnv SYBASE /opt/sybase/

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