External Language Stored Procedures for MySQL is a patch for MySQL 6.0 to provide support for stored procedures written in an external languages. Stored procedures are declared in SQL using SQL standards compliant syntax.
Additional stored procedure languages are implemented as plug-ins to be installed at run time into the server. Currently, plugins for Java and Perl are implemented, as well as support for declaring XML-RPC requests as stored procedures.
External Language Plug-ins
The following external language plug-ins are currently operational, planned or in development:
· MySQL (Alpha (6.0.x)
· Perl 5.8.8 (recommended)
· xmlrpc-c (optional)
What's New in This Release:
· The build of the psm_perl plugin has been modified so that it will compile with Perl 5.8.8, as shipped with MacOS 10.5 Leopard, which is already built with thread support.
· The code base has been refreshed with the current MySQL 6.0 repository.