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From:Thimble Smith Date:August 8 1999 6:12am
Subject:Re: Storing/Retrieving a picture under MySQL for a website.
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At 18:06, 19990807, Richard Whittaker wrote:
>Does anyone know of a way of storing a submitted JPG/GIF into a
>BLOB/MediumBLOB column, and then retreiving that picture out of the
>database, and displaying it on a webpage?.. Is this possible, or am I
>pipedreaming?...

Have you checked the mailing list archives?  This question is asked
and answered many times there.  Yes, it's possible.  It's not always
the best choice.

See the "Example of storing/retrieving images with MySQL and CGI"
from the Links section of the MySQL web site.

Tim
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Storing/Retrieving a picture under MySQL for a website.Richard Whittaker8 Aug
  • Re: Storing/Retrieving a picture under MySQL for a website.Rick Franchuk8 Aug
  • Re: Storing/Retrieving a picture under MySQL for a website.Thimble Smith8 Aug
Re: Storing/Retrieving a picture under MySQL for a website.Thomas Wana8 Aug