Thanks for the reply. Curses worked OK. But I was convinced that a web
server would be more efficient than NFS for sharing the database files.
Is that true? Or is a NFS a longtime viable solution for clients on the
LAN quering the database.
"Jeremy D. Zawodny" wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 03:17:52PM -0600, Richard Reina wrote:
> > I run a small business. A year and a half ago I embarked on a
> > jorney to port my DOS Foxpro Database to linux. I selected mysql as
> > an the engine and and begand writing the app. using perl/dbi and
> > perlmenu module/curses as the front end at first I used NFS to share
> > the databse files on the LAN. I was soon after convinced by a perl
> > gut to ditch NFS as and use apach/mod_perl and write the front end
> > in HTML.
> > I hired someone to help me and we wrote the first phase and I hate
> > the frontend. I hate having to hit submit after every entry. I
> > hate the way a browser looks and the wait it feels. We're even
> > tried using w3m I still hate it. I'm looking for a NON GRAPHICAL
> > interface taht I guess would work with apache mod-perl. Any
> > suggestions? Does Perl Tk fit this bill?
> Perl/Tk is for generating GUIs, which you don't want.
> I don't understand what's wrong with the curses/DBI approach. It
> should work fine. There's not need for mod_perl and Apache if there is
> not supposed to be a web interface.
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