[ic] Interchange database problems

Stefan Hornburg racke at linuxia.de
Sat Aug 9 17:39:27 EDT 2003

On Fri, 08 Aug 2003 16:11:41 -0700
Michael Neilly <mneilly at yahoo.com> wrote:

> A newbie here....
> I have Interchange up and running and I'm
> attempting to add forums. When I attempt
> to submit the comments I get the following
> error:
>   Died in server spawn: Can't locate object method "dbh" via package
>   "Vend::Table::GDBM" at (tag 'scratch') line 137.
> Not sure if I'm missing a perl package or if
> DBM just doesn't support what I need.
> Since I want to switch to mysql anyway I
> attempted to do that but I'm unable to get
> interchange to be able to connect to the
> local server.
> I'm running on Windows XP with:
>     MySQL, Apache and cygwin under windows
>     Interchange under cygwin
> When Interchange attempts to configure the catalog
> I get the following error:
>   table 'products' failed: connect failed (create) -- Can't connect
>   to local MySQL server through socket
>   '/usr/local/mysqltmp/mysql.sock' (2)
> If I run mysql directly under cygwin I must pass
> "-h" to connect. Is there a way to tell
> Interchange to run this way when configuring the
> catalog? Passing the -i option doesn't seem to
> effect this.

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