Re: [uCsimm] Fastest way to get communication with a database!

From: Alex Ng (
Date: Mon Jan 08 2001 - 12:49:35 EST

>From: Geoffrey Wossum <>
>Subject: Re: [uCsimm] Fastest way to get communication with a database!
>Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2001 15:15:13 -0600 (CST)
> > I am the one who ask a question on how to communicate with mySQL
> > last time, actually, the whole project is to getting access with
> > reader(through serial port), ucsimm and the database (througt ethernet
> > port). What I need is to achieve this purpose with the most simplest
>way, is
> > anyone had been working on similiar project? Just give me a help so that
> > can make it before the deadline....thx for your help and attention!!
>In order to get direct access to the MySQL server, you would need to port
>the libmysqlclient to uClinux. I'm not sure whats in that library, but it
>might be more work to get it to work on uClinux than you want to do.
>Especially since I think libmysqlclient uses shared memory and threads and
>other things which act slightly different on uClinux.
>My suggesstion is the following: For database access, write a CGI for that
>runs on the machine with the database server that acts as a proxy between
>the uClinux box and the MySQL box. Writing a simple HTTP client for
>uClinux from scratch and writing a Perl or Python script for the CGI is
>probably easier than porting libmysqlclient.
>Geoffrey Wossum
>Project AKO -
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