Many users of MySQL have contributed very useful support
tools and addons.
A list of what is available at http://www.mysql.com/Contrib
(or any mirror) is shown below.
If you want to build MySQL support for the Perl DBI/DBD
interface, you should fetch the Data-Dumper, DBI, and
Msql-Mysql-modules files and install them.
4.10 Perl installation comments.