Not connecting to MySQL 5

Kay C Lan lan.kc.macmail at
Wed Mar 15 20:47:10 EST 2006

On 3/15/06, Martin Baxter <mb.ur at> wrote:
> You need to use a login account whose password is in OLD_PASSWORD
> format. Rev can't do the newer format. See MySQL docs for info in the
> problems and common errors section.

The only thing I could find was the old_password variable, which default
setting was OFF. I set it to ON but it made no difference I still get the:

 "Client does not support authentication protocol requested by server;
consider upgrading MySQL client"


Any further help appreciated.

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