Glenn Sieb wrote:
> Hi.. it's me again :)
> We have a few different servers here, most of which are FreeBSD, 
> including our internal web server (Apache 1.3.24). We have PHP 4.2.0 
> installed as well.
> Currently I'm running my MSSQL query scripts on a Win2k webserver, as I 
> can't seem to get PHP to talk to MSSQL on the FreeBSD side. I'd really 
> prefer to have my PHP scripts all running on the FreeBSD side, rather 
> than on Win2k.
> We do have Perl able to talk to the MSSQL server using FreeTDS and the 
> DBI::Sybase package on the same FreeBSD machine.
> My ./configure:
>  ./configure --prefix=/usr/local 
> --with-apache=/home/src/Apache/Apachetoolbox
> -1.5.56/apache_1.3.24 --enable-exif --enable-track-vars 
> --with-calendar=shared -
> -enable-safe-mode --enable-magic-quotes --enable-trans-sid --enable-wddx 
> --enabl
> e-ftp --with-gd=/usr/local --with-zlib --enable-gd-native-tt 
> --with-t1lib=/usr/l
> ocal --with-jpeg-dir=/usr/local --with-png-dir=/usr/local 
> --with-zlib-dir=/usr -
> -with-ttf --with-freetype-dir=/usr/local 
> --with-unixodbc=/usr/local/unixODBC --w
> ith-openssl=/usr/local --with-curl=/usr/local --enable-apc 
> --with-mysql=/sw/mysq
> l --with-mssql=/usr/local/etc/freetds --with-sybase=/usr/local/etc/freetds
> (built using ApacheToolbox, 1.5.56)
> FreeTDS' interfaces file is located in /usr/local/etc/freetds, which it 
> is/was my understanding that this is what's supposed to be there. Yet 
> not only does PHP give me:

the --with-sybase= line needs to point to where freetds was compiled, 
not the interfaces file.  We don't use the interfaces file, which seems
to be primarily a way to map names to IPs.  We just use the IP address 
directly in the mssql_connect() functions and it works.

Michael Kimsal

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