At 15:14 -0400 8/13/02, Don wrote:
>I installed DBD-mysql-2.1017 today and I started getting errors regarding,
>mysql.so and lost my ability to connect to MySQL via Perl, the error
>fatal relocation error: file
>symbols mysql_init: referenced symbol not found
>Then I reinstalled Msql-Mysql-modules, which wrote over mysql.so and fixed
>the errors allowing me to connect again. FYI, I happen to be using an older
>version of MySQL, version 3.21.33b.
>I would like to know why installing DBD-mysql ended up breaking my ability
>to connect...? Any ideas?
>Also, if Msql-Mysql-modules works, why is there a need for the other module
>I installed the DBD-mysql because I was installing bugzilla and it was a
>What is the difference between the 2 modules, Msql-Mysql-modules and
Msql-Mysql-modules is the old name for what is now DBD::mysql. The
latter is essentially the former with a new name. All current development
takes place with DBD::mysql. Not sure why you got the error that you did,
though. Possibly your version of MySQL is simply too old for it, though
I doubt it.
>Are they interchangable?