This works for me:
Hope it helps!
Gary "SuperID" Huntress
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"Phil Jackson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> If I were to try to connect to a MySQL DB from some scripting language,
> in the connection string what do I put in the "provider=zzzz" string for
> an ODBC connection?
> I'd like to try this from an ASP application using ADO, but need to know
> this. Before
> you boo and hiss - I've duplicated the functionality just fine using PHP
> and MySQL at
> home to grab the binary data from a posted form and upload images just
> fine. We are
> attempting to do this using ASP and an IBM DB2 UDB database, and it
> seems to choke on the blob field.....If I can show that with some minor
> changes, an open-source DB could be used for this...
> Many thanks to the folks on the list that directed me to the
> "addslashes" function that was the key to getting the binary data
> cleaned up and into the DB - ask a question of
> IBM folks and they'll either try to sell you another product or chuckle
> and offer to send
> consultants for hundreds of dollars an hour to tell you what you could
> figure out if their
> reference manuals weren't circular refernces to obtuse garbage...
> Phil J.
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