Thread: Perl and MySQL

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    I need help with writing a perl script that looks through a MySQL database table for a date in the table that is five days from the time that the script runs. Can anyone outline the functions that perl uses to accomplish this task?
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    too general, look into Perl DBI
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    You should use DBI module for communication with MySql.
    Download latest version of DBI module, and MySQL driver from this page:

    Then install it on your server. Or probably just upload and from those zip files.

    You should upload in this directories:


    Tutorial for DBI for beginners:

    And Tutorial for MySQL:

    If something doesn't work right search trough previous posts on this forum, most questions are already answered...

    [This message has been edited by Pepe (edited October 13, 2000).]

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