FreeBSD Port: lang/php71-extensions - missing php71-mssql

Martin Wilke miwi at
Mon May 15 13:50:28 UTC 2017

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When I've ported php7 to FreeBSD the mssql part was not ported,

I am not sure if there was a change since 7.1 have been relased.

- - Martin

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 03:00:37PM +0200, Torsten Zuehlsdorff wrote:
> Hello Miroslav,
> On 15.05.2017 14:53, Miroslav Lachman wrote:
> > We are using php56-mssql for connecting to some MSSQL servers and we are
> > planning to upgrade to PHP 7.1 now but unfortunately I cannot find
> > php71-mssql port.
> > Why is it missing? Are there any problems to build this extension for
> > PHP 7.1?
> > 
> > I search the internet and didn't found any problem reports for this.
> > 
> > PHP manual still shows this
> If you read the manual this section is very important:
> This extension is not available anymore on Windows with PHP 5.3 or later.
> (Don't ask me why its available up to PHP 5.6)
> When dealing with MS SQL you have (out of my limited experience - i avoid it
> when possible) basically two options:
> - Using odbc (
> - Using PDO-MS SQL (
> But one step back: i'm not really sure why there is no port and FreeTDS. If
> you have some time i will check if i can recreate the php56-mssql port for
> php70 and php71. After this i can give an answer with greater detail.
> Greetings,
> Torsten
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		Martin Wilke (miwi_(at)

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