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Correction/optimization of perl script/mysql db
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  • Posted: Wed, Jan 26, 2011
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Perl script and database customization

In brief:
Customize a perl script (see "importer2.pl" attached) that goes through directories looking for .txt files and inserts selected data from the files and images into a MySQL database (see "imagesys.sql" attached).

What the script does:
The script goes through directories looking for txt files and when one is found it looks for other types of files that share the same name.

For example when the file "12345-myfile.txt" is found, the script looks for the following respective files (if they exist):
12345-myfile.jpeg or 12345-myfile.gif
12345-myfile.pat (similar to a txt file - it just contains strings)

Sometimes you will get a set of up to 3 files. Sometimes 2 or only the txt file to use as data to enter into the database.

When a .txt file is found it:
- Looks for the other jpeg/gif and .pat files that share the same name
- Reads and breaks down the name of the files and stores them in the database
- Gets the image files, checks fo...

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Desired Skills
MySQL Administration, Perl
Job ID: 22777195
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