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Re: Perl Character Set

by JamesNC (Chaplain)
on Nov 02, 2005 at 01:18 UTC ( #504792=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Perl Character Set

On MySQL's site you can read the docs for your database. http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/configure-options.html shows how to config for different encodings. You don't say what datatype you are using, but I use varbinary for any data I think might need unicode support. You really just have to hanker down with the docs. Also, there are other ways to be more specific about the way you bind to your place holders where you tell DBI what datatype to use ( look for :sql_type in the perldoc on DBI, for example you might do something like this for your query:
use DBI qw/:sql_types/; #... $query->bind_param(1, 'A ', SQL_VARBINARY );
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[stevieb]: well, what happens is the Arduino 'listens' for requests r/w, and does the appropriate thing when it's interrupted based on the 'register' address sent in. It's ugly as it was my first attempt, but I've got great new ideas I'm just sitting.
[stevieb]: ...down to implement now. Here's the sketch as it currently sits
[shmem]: well I use I2C and SPI and stuff, but creating a pseudo chip looks to me like lot of indirection and memory clutter... not?
[choroba]: Are you going to use the device soon? Related to your comment about "not having much time to do a lot of coding"...
[stevieb]: sure, but I'm just learning ;) I consider it practice to get a good understanding of what goes on *after* an I2C/SPI request is made
[shmem]: ah ok. Gonna read that. but now....
shmem compiles himself into his template
[stevieb]: this is my RPi:: distribution overall automation build system physical layout. It doesn't encompass all of my RPi dists yet, ...
[stevieb]: ...but I'm getting close. I've been soldering my own PCBs to gain that experience as well, before I have my own manufactured.
[stevieb]: heh, nice *template* ;) 'night shmem!

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