Rev and MySQL under MacOSX

Gordon Tillman got at mindspring.com
Wed Nov 19 09:05:22 CST 2003


Hi Joel,

I'm just getting started with RR and MySQL myself; however, about 
this...


On Nov 19, 2003, at 7:18 AM, Joël Guillod wrote:

> Could anyone help me in this issue? I have developed an application 
> with
> Revolution and MySQL and all works fine. But when the application is
> launched on the same machine under MacOSX by a user logged without
> administrative rights, the application is not able to connect to the 
> MySQL
> DBMS. Any idea? How did you deploy your Rev-MySQL standalone?

Here is a test for you to try.  On the same machine where you are 
having problems, try connecting to your database using the same user 
information as your RR app uses, but do it from the command line.

For example:

mysql --user=xxx --password=yyy --database=zzz

This assumes that the mysql command is  in your path.  The normal 
installer on osx puts it in:

/usr/local/mysql/bin

(well it puts in in /usr/local/... whatever, but creates a symbolic 
link at /usr/local/mysql)

So you may have to do this:

/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql ....


But try that.  If you can access it ok then there is a problem with 
your RR app.  But I suspect you will find that you have not granted the 
user rights to access the database.

--gordon



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