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Re: MSQL though a shell



On 13Oct2008 17:10, Franck Y <franck110 gmail com> wrote:
| I have to query a remote database that run under MSQL and get the result
| within a shell/perl script ?
| Does anyone of you did that ? I would not like to purchase a ODBC driver
| since it is for a project at school

I think you want the FreeTDS package:

  http://freshmeat.net/projects/freetds/

>From that you can do queries without using OBDC (which is an API, not a
protocol, I learnt to my horror:-).

I have used FreeTDS, but not extensively.
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