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From:Seth Chaiklin Date:March 27 1999 12:49pm
Subject:problem with MySQL module test (fwd)
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Date: Sat, 27 Mar 1999 02:48:47 +0100 (CET)
From: Seth Chaiklin <seth@stripped>
To: dbi-users@stripped
Subject: problem with MySQL module test

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MySQL-3.22.20a (precompiled linux binaries)

The mysql test fails with an error about not being able to
connect to the MySQL server.

(The server is running, I can connect to it via mysql client and
by MS Access).

I was able to write a little script that got a connection

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
use Mysql;
$dbh = Mysql->connect("IP number here", "database", "name","passwd")
or die "Can't connect $DBI::errstr\n";
print "connection to sample database suceeded\n";

This suggests that the driver is ok.  But why is the test failing?
I also tried with msql-MySQL-2.014 (same problem).

I could not find any mention of this problem in various archives.
(Well, once or twice I found it mentioned, but no solutions ).

  Seth Chaiklin

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problem with MySQL module test (fwd)Seth Chaiklin28 Mar