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From:elble Date:March 29 2001 7:31pm
Subject:Re: Hacking triggers into 2.23.34a?
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> Yeah, that's the parallel I've been making internally.  It's have to be
> interpreter per-thread, due to perl5's threading instabilities

yup. at least the interpreter could have persistence.

there's also security dragons lurking in the perl approach that
would have to be slain. ;-)

> right now MySQL doesn't have enough hooks to make it really useful,

i think that's what i'd like to see the beginnings of a framework for.

> though a subclass of Procedure and a call-into-perl udf abstraction
> would be useful.

heh, that's another idea for my back burner.

> That's all armchair quarterbacking, I'm not persuing a perl-in mysqld
> approach because our datasets are too big to do that, and because it's
> all relatively simple integer based foreign & primary key, so Perl's not
> bringing too much advantage to the party.

i guess i'm wondering about the mysqld interface mostly. then we 
could both be free to address the specifics of whatever language 
we want to solve the problem at hand.
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Hacking triggers into 2.23.34a?barries29 Mar
  • Re: Hacking triggers into 2.23.34a?elble29 Mar
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    • Re: Hacking triggers into 2.23.34a?Jeremy D . Zawodny29 Mar
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          • Re: Hacking triggers into 2.23.34a?Sasha Pachev30 Mar
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            • Re: Hacking triggers into 2.23.34a?Michael Widenius31 Mar
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