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From:Ed Carp Date:September 6 2002 5:13pm
Subject:Re: [MySQL] HELP: Can MySQL run external programs... Sendmail for example
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Might want to look at writing either a shell script or doing it in C, if it
has to be non-interactive.  Escapade can also do thos sort of thing
interactively, and it's as simple as 4 lines of code.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Burke [Experience IT]" <kburke@stripped>
To: "'Michael T. Babcock'" <mbabcock@stripped>;
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Sent: Friday, September 06, 2002 10:00 AM
Subject: RE: [MySQL] HELP: Can MySQL run external programs... Sendmail for
example


>
> Michael T. Babcock wrote:
>
> >May I rephrase your comment?
> >
> >"I need to send E-mails to people from MySQL data".
> >
> >I recommend just doing a SELECT on the data in question and generating
> >the E-mails from PERL or PHP or whatever other language you are using.
>
>
>
>
> No you may not ;-)
> *joke*
>
> It needs to be run automatically without user intervention [cronjob] so
> the PERL [not an option as I've never used it]  or PHP would have to be
> of the CGI variety [if that's what you call the standalone version, not
> the API for the web server].
>
> But it is an option and I'll consider.
>
> I'll probably try the suggestion by Ralf Narozny first.
> It seems to be exactly what I want, plus... It's relatively simple :-)
>
> I'll also have to read up on those UDF's. Sounds interesting.
>
>
> Cheers everyone.
>
> Regards
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[MySQL] HELP: Can MySQL run external programs... Sendmail for exampleKeith Burke [Experience IT]6 Sep
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