specifying a custom port for a MySQL database connection

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Wed Nov 15 15:46:24 CST 2006


On Nov 15, 2006, at 1:20 PM, Chris Sheffield wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'm having a problem. Using the revOpenDatabase function, the docs  
> say that you can specify a port number by specifying the host,  
> followed by a colon, followed by the port number. So something like  
> "localhost:3306". Is this correct? Because I've tried it and I get  
> an error "Unknown MySQL server host 'localhost:3306' (1)".
>
> Has anyone used this and made it work? I need to figure out a  
> solution for this asap.

Docs are incorrect.  The port is the 6th parameter.  This is logged  
under 3662:

http://support.runrev.com/bugdatabase/show_bug.cgi?id=3662

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Trevor DeVore
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