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Old 07-09-2004, 07:51 PM   #1
jacksonscottsly
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software for adding cddb information into a local mysql database


please help! I need to create a php app that manipulates album info for my local college radio station (in the next 2 days!), and IF AT ALL POSSIBLE, it should have cddb (musicbrainz??, freedb) support, so that when a cd is inserted, the cddb data is automatically read from the remote server and input into a custom local mysql database. I've noticed that grip has a "digital jukebox" addendum to do something similar (although, I'm sure i'd have to do some tweaking before i get it to use the feilds in my custom database), but i cannot get it to work. is there another way to do this? a simple command-line script would make me happy, it just has to work! thank you for your help!
 
Old 07-09-2004, 09:21 PM   #2
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I cant really help you creat this, but if I was to do this, I would try to find a program that would extract the cddb info to a temp file, or file for back up. And in that file would be the all of the info seperated by a ; or : or whatever is easy for php to understand, than php or your script reads that info and enters it into your mysql data base.
I would assume your hardest part would be getting the info to extract to a file. If you know php well enough, the rest should be simple. Hmm you probably could create a simple perl or c++ script to do that. The only hard part there would be if perl and c++ could talk to the mysql server.

That may be confusing.

Possiblities
Freshmeat has a huge list of scripts for ID3 tag editing and reading just look through them = http://freshmeat.net/search/?q=ID3&s...&Go.x=0&Go.y=0
JACKPOT = http://freshmeat.net/projects/naamah/

shit, you can really only use it to get the cddb info if you have a MS2000 or XP and IE.. Look at the other post about cddb and mysql in this forum for more scripts.
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main website
http://www.tiscalinet.ch/nick/naamah/


above is extactly what you need!

Little old, but good idea = http://freshmeat.net/projects/anus/
May be more editable = http://cddb-py.sourceforge.net/


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