So in order to use this, would I build the library from source, then transfer it to the Gumstix/add to the buildroot?

Thanks,
Karthik

On 6/4/07, Drew Folta <drew@folta.net> wrote:
MySQL actually provides a C client library.  (I think it is this
library which is used to implement the perl and PHP client libraries.)

http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/
http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.0.html#source
http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/4.1.html#source

Hmm... I'm not really seeing a client-only download option.  You might
have to download the "Community Server" and only build the client
library from it.

Drew


On 6/4/07, Karthik Balakrishnan <k.isfor.kito@gmail.com > wrote:
> Hm, that complicates things slightly.  How easy is it to interface to MySQL
> through C/C++ (or what else would you recommend that the Gumstix supports)?
> Right now, I have a perl script grabbing inputs from a GPS and pressure
> sensor which then dumps the data into a text file.  I'd actually like it
> written in realtime to a MySQL database on another machine though.
>
> Thanks,
> Karthik
>
>
> On 6/4/07, Jeff Stoner < leapfrog@freeshell.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, 3 Jun 2007, Karthik Balakrishnan wrote:
> >
> > > I'd like to access a MySQL database on another computer using the
> Gumstix
> > > and its implementation of perl.  The wiki notes that the Gumstix uses
> > > microperl, but I can't seem to find info about microperl and SQL.  Will
> > > standard perl functions for writing/reading to/from SQL databases work,
> or
> > > are there other steps I have to take?
> >
> > I've not tried but I don't think this will be possible. Microperl is used
> > in building of Perl during the bootstrap process. It doesn't have support
> > for the DynaLoader module - which is required for the DBD::mysql driver.
> >
> > --Jeff
> >
> > "I am not available for comment"
> >
> >
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