From: Olavi ivask [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2008 12:57 PM
To: Wei, Alice J.
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] PHP to MS SQL Package


you need to install "freetds" before compiling php.

compile php:

./configure [--with-apxs --with-mysql...]

You actually meant mssql, right? I am getting mine to connect to mssql, and not 

make install

Olavi Ivask

On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 12:14 -0400, Wei, Alice J. wrote:
> Hi,
>   I am currently using a Linux box with Fedora 9.0 and I am trying to connect 
> PHP to a MS SQL database. All the permissions on the MS SQL database is up to 
> date and accurate, but I consistently get errors that say
> PHP Fatal error:  Call to undefined function mssql_connect() in 
> /usr/local/apache/htdocs/create_new_entry_master.php on line 20
> I have looked into the options of using FreeBSD, as suggested on the 
>,  but I am not 
> sure if I could use it since I don't use a Windows Machine to run my PHP.
> Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Alice
> ======================================================
> Alice Wei
> MIS 2009
> School of Library and Information Science
> Indiana University Bloomington

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