Not Sure Which Package has mssql_connect.

Glen Barber glen.j.barber at
Wed Sep 29 14:31:02 UTC 2010

Hi Martin,

On 9/29/10 10:21 AM, Martin McCormick wrote:
> I just upgraded a system from FreeBSD6.3 to 8.1 and only have 2
> loose ends so far.
> 	One is that I discovered some of my C code needs a
> little touching up to continue to work right and the other is
> that we have an application on our system that uses freetds and
> makes mysql queries and presently gives me the following error:
> Fatal error: Call to undefined function mssql_connect() in 
> Line number of script is given and that line reads:
> $numero= mssql_connect("sql" , "natreg1" , "PASSWD" );

Are you sure mssql_connect() isn't a typo?  The rest of your email
states mysql_connect().

> 	As soon as I find out what port or package contains
> mysql_connect, we should be back in business.
> 	I did install mysql50-client. It does not contain the
> mysql_connect routine so I deleted it. I installed the port
> called mysql-connector-odbc which looked like a good possibility
> but it also does not have the connect routine.
> 	I installed php5 to get the php interpreter so it is
> possible that I have the wrong php and another php has the
> mysql_connect routine so at this time, I am all ears.


Glen Barber

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