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Re: connect to DBD::MYSQL

by FloydATC (Hermit)
on Feb 01, 2014 at 09:38 UTC ( #1072952=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to connect to DBD::MYSQL

If MySQL is running on the local machine, there are actually two ways you can connect to it; either via TCP/IP on the localhost address (127.0.0.1) or via a named pipe.

...Ofcourse, this doesn't actually explain the error you're getting, but it may help you bypass it: 4.2.2. Connecting to the MySQL Server

The article seems to suggest you may need to tweak things a bit on Windows to use named pipes on that platform.

-- FloydATC

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Comment on Re: connect to DBD::MYSQL
Re^2: connect to DBD::MYSQL
by karlgoethebier (Curate) on Feb 01, 2014 at 11:48 UTC
    ..."...Ofcourse, this doesn't actually explain the error you're getting"

    It doesn't, indeed. But perhaps this issue has something to do with avian carriers? I remember you already mentioned this.

    Karl

    «The Crux of the Biscuit is the Apostrophe»

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