Hal Snyder hal@REDACTED
Thu Nov 27 22:30:16 CET 2003

bry@REDACTED writes:

> I'm in the preliminary sketching out of some 
> stuff I want to work on in the near future, 
> for this work I want to use mnesia, but I 
> don't want to use erlang for all my code, so 
> I want to interface to mnesia from a third 
> language, unfortunately  (or fortunately 
> from my point of view) this language doesn't 
> have corba, and hell, come to think of it, I 
> don't have corba, or more than a cursory 
> acquaintence with idl! 

> so what I would like to do is to communicate 
> via a port from language a to erlang and 
> pass in tables to mnesia.

> is there anything like that in tutorial or 
> implementation form already?

It depends on your app, the other languages, etc.

Have you looked at UBF? I would start there in many cases.

or you could look at erl_interface

or jinterface

or yaws

or inets

or unix pipe (Erlang port) - we do this to some SQL servers

maybe even SNMP

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