propably simple

Andreas Mohr a.mohr at
Mon Aug 27 08:27:42 CDT 2001

On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 04:26:01PM -0600, Ibrahim Hamouda wrote:
> I'm sorry for posting to the developers group, although I'm not one.
> I just have a simple question and the other news group is not helping.
> for three days now I'm trying to get an application connects to a MSSQL
> database on a windows box.
> I'm running the following:
> Mandrake 8.0
> wine 20010731
> windows 98 partition and sql server is installed on it
> My application is built in Powerbuilder 6.0.
> it comes up with the user name and password box which should be
> authenticated through the database.
> when I submit the user name and password I get the following error:
> [Microsoft][ODBC SQL SERVER DRIVER][TCP?IP SOCKET]General network error

Hmm, ODBC.

Wine supports the ODBC DLL, but you'll have to have a working Linux ODBC
library, too.
(--debugmsg +odbc)
And I'm not even sure this applies here at all.

Run wine --debugmsg +relay,+odbc,+text,+string MyPrg.exe &>/tmp/wine.log
and check why this error occurs.

> on the linux box I've already setup the MSSQL alias in the client
> connectivity utility of the sql server.

> I'll appreciate an answer so I can get some sleep, I'm literaly working
> on that for three days.
Sorry, slightly late. (vacation)

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