Connecting to mysql database using MAMP

Trevor DeVore lists at
Fri Oct 13 10:01:32 EDT 2006

On Oct 13, 2006, at 3:41 AM, Pierre Del. wrote:

> Hi,
> I have downloaded MAMP (local server for Mac, with Apache, Mysql  
> and PHP). It works fine on port 8889. But when I try to connect Rev  
> to it using       get revOpenDataBase("MySQL", "localhost:8889",  
> "MyDataBase", "root", "root"), I always get the error message :  
> Unknown MySQL server host 'localhost:8889' . Am I using a bad  
> syntax? Or is there some kind of incompatibility?

Documentation error.  Pass the port number in as parameter 6.  useSSL  
should be parameter 7.  Try this:

get revOpenDataBase("MySQL", "localhost", "MyDataBase", "root",  
"root", 8889)

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Learning Systems -
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