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From:Paul DuBois Date:July 11 1999 3:42am
Subject:Re: Is DBI necessary?
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At 10:30 PM -0500 7/10/1999, Richard Reina wrote:
>Sorry if this a dumb question, but if I write scripts in perl to
>interact, query and modify databases in MySQL do I need DBI?   If yes,
>can anyone direct me to where I can get help installing DBI?  I tried
>and I can't get past,  make file.

There is an older Perl interface, but it's obsolete.  So, yes, you need
DBI.  Installations instructions are in chapter 4 of the MySQL manual.
What did you try, and what kind of error occurred?

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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