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Re: DBI runs on a Zaurus!

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Jeff Zucker
August 25, 2002 17:12
Re: DBI runs on a Zaurus!
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Dean Arnold wrote:

> PDA now means "Perl Digital Assistant"
> I finally scraped up some time on a gloomy Sunday here
> in Seattle, 

Ah, didn't realize that you were just up the road (I'm in gloomy 
Portland).  If you're ever down this way let me know or if you'd like to 
chat when I'm next up there (my whole family lives in Seattle), shoot me 
a phone number.

> and got my Zaurus all config'd

Running linux?

> and WiFi'd,
> and then installed the nice little perl 5.6.1 distribution
> from,
> ftp'd over, DBI/, DBI/, and
> DBD/ into /usr/lib/perl/5.6.1,
> ran a tiny little script to connect and SELECT USER,DATE,TIME
> and voila, she works!


> Takes quite a while
> for the interpretter to get up and init'd, but its still pretty cool.

Maybe write yourself a "perl server" that listens for connections and 
evals what it's sent, sort of a poor man's mod_perl.


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