[thelist] Cold Fusion Express/Linux Question

CDitty mail at redhotsweeps.com
Wed May 9 11:34:25 CDT 2001

Found out what the problem is with this.  Allaire has the path for 
mysql.sock hardcoded in their odbc driver.  The default install for mysql 
binary puts it in /tmp.  One has to recompile mysql with the new path to 
get it to work correctly.


At 09:49 AM 5/9/2001, you wrote:
>Chris -
>Assuming you have both of them set up correctly and you have created a
>database with a password in MySQL, you should be able to connect CF to
>it out of the box.
>When you're creating the datasource, make sure to use as the
>hostname, not localhost or the name of the machine.  If you have more
>questions, shout :)
>CDitty wrote:
> >
> > I have just installed CF Express on my linux box.  (Quite easy too)  I have
> > mysql running on the same box.  Can anyone tell me how to connect the two
> > or do I have to purchase the FULL version?
> >
> > There is a page for ODBC, but I am not familiar with that for Linux.
> > (Didn't even know linux could do odbc connections.)
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