Python MySQL.connect() [resolved]
pehr at pehr.net
Sat Feb 12 13:12:58 EST 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.
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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