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im using visual basic to make a program with mysql database and i need to put a picture into a BLOB field.
i use load_file() function but it needs that the file must be on the server.

Is any way to use load_file with a file on the client machine?

or maybe another way to put the file into the field without using load_file?
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Using Blob for storing image makes u r application slow. store that in a directory.....generate a file name for the image adn store the image name in the database.

it will work fine...

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Using Blob for storing image makes u r application slow. store that in a directory.....generate a file name for the image adn store the image name in the database.

it will work fine...

regards
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i havent tested it yet, please wait a few weeks
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It is many weeks later, how are we doing on this?
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i want to close this question.
i cant do the solution given by VasanS because the file must be in the server and the user doesnt have privileges to put the image in a server directory

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