Motion: Include MS SQL Server 2008 Native Driver in 5.2

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at POBOX.COM
Mon Nov 12 18:09:30 EST 2007

Howard Butler wrote:
> All,
> I would like to motion to include a native driver for Microsoft SQL 
> Server 2008 in time for the MapServer 5.2 release.  The driver was 
> developed by I.S. Consulting, it exists (and would continue to) as a 
> plugin, links against the ODBC libs, and is Windows-only (there's a 
> chance it could be made to work elsewhere).  I will take responsibility 
> for maintenance of the driver for the foreseeable future (patches 
> graciously accepted, however :) ).
> For the corresponding MapServer 5.2 MS4W release, I expect that we will 
> include the msplugin_mssql2008.dll in a similar fashion as the SDE and 
> soon-to-be-built Oracle plugin drivers.
> Assuming no vetos (Tom K :P ), I will include the driver and 
> modifications to build it as a plugin in trunk on Wednesday.


Will you also be updating relavent documentation about it?  Like the
Vector Data Access howto?

Best regards,
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