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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 19 2003 1:46am
Subject:Re: MySQL in DOS
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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
>asked about.
>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. :-))

>Just wondering.
>j----- k-----
>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
>isd@stripped, 907-474-7601

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