[ic] MySQL connection problem
Fri, 5 Jan 2001 18:41:01 -0500
Quoting Bogdanov, Uri (Uri.Bogdanov@Nextel.com):
> I am trying to use mysql just for a few tables (for examlple - table 'cat')
> I installed mysql on a different machine than ic;
> so, i still want to use the default database for everything but the 'cat'
> I went into CAT_DIR/catalogs/my_catalog/dbconf/default_db
> and modified the file cat.dbm to look like this:
> Database cat cat.txt dbi:mysql:My_DATABASE:126.96.36.199:3306
> 188.8.131.52 is the ip address where my mysql is installed.
I don't understand that idiom for a MySQL DSN. The normal way is
I would be surprised if any DBI program would connect with that DSN.
Have you tried it?
Also, you don't need to specify 3306 as the port, that is the default.
I don't recommend mixing case on field and database table names, it is
not necessary and creates many, many, chances for things to go wrong.
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