Thanks for the tip.  I had a look though this and have an idea where to
start now.  I beliew I need to get a hold of a working database driver.
 I am trying to use Sybase and the driver I'm trying to use the driver
I found here: http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/sybase-ctlib/ but am
still trying to get it to work on my Mac.

If anyone has done this and can help, you assistance will be greatly
appreciated !