Motion: Include MS SQL Server 2008 Native Driver in 5.2

Tamas Szekeres szekerest at GMAIL.COM
Mon Nov 12 19:06:25 EST 2007

+1 to the motion.

Best regards,


2007/11/12, Howard Butler < at>:
> 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.
> Howard

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