Python MySQL.connect() [resolved]

pehr anderson pehr at pehr.net
Sat Feb 12 19:12:58 CET 2000


Just wanting to clarify: 
What exactly did you upgrade to 
make this problem go away?

I ran into this issue a few weeks
ago and didn't know what to do.

	-pehr

Jim Conger wrote:
> 
> I finally figured out the problem.  It turns out that old libc library
> versions interfere with the mySQL security logic.  The result is that
> logical names for devices, such as "localhost" and the machine name
> are not recognized.  Simply upgrading to the latest libc library
> solved the whole problem.
> 
> Thank you to everyone for help on this.
> 
> Jim C.
> 
> Boudewijn Rempt wrote:
> 
> > Hafeez Bana <hafhat at cs.rmit.edu.au> wrote:
> > <...>
> > > Mysql can be told what kind of communication it uses. In your case
> > Mysql
> > > maybe listening on a unix socket and so localhost works  - this
> > was not
> > > the case with my configuration of Mysql. I hope you get what I am
> > > saying.
> >
> > That's interesting - I didn't know that at all.
> >
> > --
> >
> > Boudewijn Rempt  | http://www.valdyas.org
> 
> --
> Jim Conger
> Project Manager
> Silicon Valley Oil Co.
> jimc at regnoc.com, 925-842-6729
> 
>



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