MySQL localhost

Brad Allen BradAllen at
Sun Aug 18 14:51:00 CDT 2002

I found the problem; mySQL host settings and access privileges were 
not setup correctly. Please ignore my last question. Sorry!

>Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2002 14:11:24 -0500
>To: use-revolution at
>From: Brad Allen <BradAllen at>
>Subject: Re: MySQL localhost
>I've had a hard time getting Revolution to connect to a local mySQL 
>database under Mac OS 10.1.5. This mySQL database was created using 
>NaviCAT under the user account mysql.
>In the Rev 1.1.1 Database Manager, I fill out the following fields 
>under the Text Data tab:
>Database Type: MYSQL
>Host: localhost (I've also tried the IP address of my computer)
>Database: demo (which is the name is the name of one of the hosted databases)
>Username: mysql  (I've also tried root)
>Password: (password for mysql account)
>Here is the error message I receive when I press "New Connection to Database":
>revdberr, invalid database type
>I tried downloading the Software Database Demo stack, and I get the 
>same errors.
>Any help on this would be appreciated.
>>  >I have a local MySQL databases (installed and open through the Terminal)
>>>and would like to see how easy would be to create a front-end from
>>Very easy. The host to pass to revdb_connect would be localhost. You can
>>find database examples at
>>In particular you'll be interested in the software database demo..which
>>works with all databases. You'll find a text file with the SQL you would
>>need to create the necessary tables for the example. You may also want to
>>check out the scripts to the database manager which can be found under
>>the tools menu.
>>Tuviah Snyder ~ tuviah at
>>Runtime Revolution Limited - The Solution for Software Development
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