Thanks for your advice. As I understand it runs under Unix (I read the 
readme file, author wrotes there about compiling under Solaris). Does it 
exist under Windows?

> I have tons of dbf data that I have to manipulate here at work. I started
> off using Python(several years ago), but dbf manipulation was so slow that
> I had to find a better solution. I neded up using dbf2mysql, which does
> a _fantastic_ job importing dbf data into mysql. It even allows you to setup
> indexes during the import, and it translates the data to native mysql types
> on the fly. Note, there are several dbf2mysql projects, the one I'm talking
> about is written by the authors of Mysql, and it's available here:
> 
> http://www.mysql.com/Downloads/Contrib/dbf2mysql-1.14.tar.gz
> 

TIA,

Nicolay V.