At 22:20 -0800 5/6/03, Joshua J.Kugler wrote:
>While I would rarely think I know more about MySQL than Paul, I do want to
>make sure this fellow had his question fully answered.
>No, MySQL server does not run on DOS. But it was the *client* which was
>There are 32 bit compilers for DOS djgpp (sp) comes to mind. You can compile
>MySQL support into Perl for DOS (32 bit/protected environment needed). There
>is a C++ library which I assume would run under any C++compiler (not
>withstanding compiler caveats). I'm sure someone even has a version of Java
>for a 32 bit DOS environment.
>Paul: are there options for accessing MySQL from a DOS machine?
I'll stick with my answer: No.
(Unless someone cares to prove otherwise, in which case I'll cheerfully
say I'm wrong. :-))
>On Tuesday 06 May 2003 07:06, Paul DuBois wrote:
>> At 11:55 -0300 5/6/03, Anderson Pereira Ataides wrote:
>> >Is there a client library for DOS? I have some 386 and I would like to try
>> >FreeDOS accessing MySQL. One will say I am crazy, but if it works, that is
>> > a big step for me to use only free software in my company (eliminating
>> > MS-DOS, MS-Windows and CLIPPER).
>> MySQL does not run on MS-DOS.
>Joshua Kugler, Information Services Director
>Associated Students of the University of Alaska Fairbanks