I'd *mildly* disagree with that suggestion - is this a VFP database or 2.x? 
Are sub-selects used extensively? Do you need stored procedures? If so, 
PostgreSQL may be a better choice.

If it's 2.x, simple joins, sure, MySQL is fine.

Miles Thompson

At 12:53 AM 9/6/01 +0800, John Lim wrote:
>Best is to port the database to mysql then.
>
>Regards, John
>
>"Er Galv„O Abbott" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
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> > Is it possible to do it on Linux servers?
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 5 Sep 2001 23:39:09 +0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (John Lim)
> > wrote:
> >
> > >Hello,
> > >
> > >You need to configure an ODBC DSN that accesses the foxpro database.
>Assume
> > >the DSN is called foxy.
> > >
> > >Then download from http://php.weblogs.com/adodb the library.
> > >
> > >Sample code:
> > >  include('adodb.inc.php'); include('tohtml.inc.php');
> > >  $conn = &ADONewConnection('vfp');
> > >  $conn->PConnect('foxy');
> > >  $rs = $conn->Execute('select * from table');
> > >  rs2html($rs); /* recordset to html table */
> > >John Lim
> > >PS: This only works on Windows.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >"Er Galv„O Abbott" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> > >[EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]...
> > >> Greetings
> > >>
> > >> I'm a newbie but I've been doing very nice thing with PHP. Now a
> > >> challenge appeared and I'm kinda lost and in need of some help.
> > >>
> > >> I have a project that I have to make search and display routines in a
> > >> Fox Pro database. Everything was wonderful because almost all data
> > >> I've needed was stored in DBF files and PHP Dbase functions were
> > >> handling this very well.
> > >>
> > >> Now I've found that a piece of data that is extremely important to the
> > >> application is in a FPT file. I saw a thread here that recommends the
> > >> use of the ADODB library for PHP that can be found at
> > >> http://php.weblogs.com/ADODB
> > >>
> > >> Well, what I need, hoping that I'm not asking too much is if there is
> > >> anyone hre that can give me a practical example - maybe a code snip -
> > >> on how to achieve this.
> > >>
> > >> Any help will be gratefully appreciated.
> > >>
> > >> Thanks in advance,
> > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>
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