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From:Paul DuBois Date:July 16 1999 11:50am
Subject:Re: DBD::mysql broken?
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At 7:50 AM -0400 7/16/99, Jesse Erlbaum wrote:
>Is version 2.0401 of DBD::mysql broken?
>For starters, the build process is a bit messed up.  In earlier versions
>(2.0209, for example) I had no problems running a test off a remote database.
>The test code for 2.0401 does not seem to properly go to the remote database
>no matter how I try.
>It also appears that that ping() method is completely hosed.  In earlier
>versions I was able to ping() and be reasonably assured of getting back a true
>value.  This does not appear to be the case with the latest version.  Even
>though the connection is perfectly fine, ping() fails.
>Here is my setup.  Let me know if you need more info:
>	Perl: 5.005_03
>	DBI: 1.13
>	DBD::mysql: 2.0401
>	MySQL Client: Ver 9.32 Distrib 3.22.21, for pc-linux-gnu (i686)
>	MySQL Server: Ver 3.21.29-gamma for pc-linux-gnu on i686
>(connecting via the
>Any help would be appreciated!

The current version of the MySQL DBD is 1.2200.  How are you determining
that version number?

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
DBD::mysql broken?(Jesse Erlbaum)16 Jul
  • Re: DBD::mysql broken?Paul DuBois16 Jul
Re: DBD::mysql broken?(Jesse Erlbaum)16 Jul