Do you meant to say that it took me several days to figure out that PHP
doesn't support multiple databases? PHP said it will work with almost any
databases but it failed to meant to say that only "with" one databases, but
not multiple databases at the same time.
"Andrew Hill" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> That is what ODBC is for.
> Compile --with-iodbc as per the howto at www.iodbc.org
> and you can use ODBC drivers for multiple database platforms at the same
> Best regards,
> Andrew Hill
> Director of Technology Evangelism
> OpenLink Software http://www.openlinksw.com
> Universal Data Access & Data Integration Technology Providers
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Scott Fletcher [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 12:11 PM
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Subject: [PHP-DB] PHP vs. 2 database softwares
> > Hi!
> > I found that PHP can be compiled and work with only one database
> > software. You won't be able to have PHP to work with 2 seperate
> > softwares. (You can compile it but it will work only with one databse
> > software, not both, no matter what). I checked the php "./configure"
> > and found that it is not design to include 2 seperate databases when you
> > want it to.
> > Man, it would be very nice to have PHP to work with multiple
> > softwares. The only way you can have PHP to work with more than
> > 1 database
> > softwares, then you would need to compile PHP & Apache to work with one
> > database. Then re-configure and re-compile PHP & Apache to a seperate
> > directory. That way, you will have 2 apaches and run them
> > together. There
> > is no other way!
> > Thanks,
> > Scott
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