[thelist] DBI::mysql

Dougal Campbell dougal at gunters.org
Sun Aug 22 10:16:00 CDT 2004

Alex Beston wrote:

> hi all
> Im trying to get DBI::mysql running on my linux server so i can get php 
> & movabletype to work with the database.
> its not installed - any ideas on how to install it?

The best way would be to find a pre-made package for your particular 
flavor of Linux (rpm, apt-get, etc).

Failing that, you can always use CPAN:

   perl -MCPAN -e "install DBI"
   perl -MCPAN -e "install DBD::mysql"

Note that it's "DBD::mysql", not "DBI::mysql".

Ernest MacDougal Campbell III, MCP+I, MCSE <dougal at gunters.org>
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