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On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 3:02 PM, Troy Oltmanns <> wrote:

> Hey php-dbers,
> I have a helper script that connects to an MSsql database to select
> retailer
> location information, which is then processed into mysql statements to be
> inserted into another remote database (this one MYsql).
> Currently it is ran manually from a windows system that was preconfigured
> (prior to my arrival). It's my task to get it integrated into a linux
> installation so that it can be set up under crontab to execute daily.
> My issue is that in testing (I am running MAMP on mac 10.6.7) the mssql
> functions are not available out of the box. Since I am not a formal
> programmer, this is compounded by the fact that the process to configure
> build and install is completely foreign to me. I followed some instruction
> (
> to download freetds
> and
> I tried to run the first command (./configure
> --prefix=/Applications/MAMP/Library --with-tdsver=8.0
> --sysconfdir=/Applications/MAMP/conf/freetds) with my appropriate
> information, and I am given this error: "configure: error: no acceptable C
> compiler found in $PATH See `config.log' for more details."
> In doing more research, many say that gcc should be already installed on my
> mac, but it's not. Other posts say you can get it in xcode, but Apple now
> forces you to pay $100 to get apple dev tools... yeah right! I found GCC at
> *gcc*, but when trying to run (../gcc-4.6.0/configure) it runs
> into
> another issue "checking for cl.exe... no
> configure: error: in `/Users/toltmanns/Downloads/gcc':
> configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
> See `config.log' for more details.
> "
> Tell me, how in the world are you suppose to compile a c compiler when you
> dont have one yet?
> Any direction would be helpful.
> Are there alternative ways to interact with MSsql?
> Thanks,
> Troy Oltmanns

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