First out, it wont be PERL/SQL ( like PL/SQL ), it will just be perl. I cant speak
to whether the mysql team ( of which Im not a part ) will like the code and
actually decide to merge it into the main code base. Other than that, the code
itself should become a reality fairly soon.
Russell E Glaue wrote:
> So is it safe to say, that an embeded PERL/SQL language for MySQL might
> become a reality in the not-too-soon future? This would be very
> On Mon, 9 Apr 2001, Dana Prescott Kennedy Powers wrote:
> > Well, to start with it will be a way to quickly write UDFs ( User-Defined
> > current UDF system does not, however, provide call-backs into the mysqld
> > server - so you wont be able to create a function that queries table X and
> > Inserts into table Y and returns value Z ( well not without spawning external
> > connections, which is _not_ a good idea ). Not in the beginning, anyway ;)
> > dpk
> > Russell E Glaue wrote:
> > > You mean we'll then have an embeded PERL language in MySQL just like the
> > > PL/SQL language is embeded in Oracle?
> > > This sounds so great! I can't believe it hasn't though of before.
> > > -RG