Mark VanOrman wrote:
> Hi, 
>  I'm having some problems connecting rails to my mysql 4.1.1-alpha db. The
> error reads "Client does not support auth protocol....consider upgrading
> mysql client"
> 
> I found this link:
> http://blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/119912
> 
> But they are just avoiding the problem with passwordless entry. Does anyone
> know of a better solution?

I had the same issue, and there is a way to tell MySQL to use a 
different password obscuring scheme.

http://lists.mysql.com/mysql/175931


James