It is really weird. A couple of days ago I made InstantRails work fine
with a preinstalled MySQL 5.0.16:
themindstorms.blogspot.com/2006/06/instantrails-using-existing.html.

I am really confused :-S.

./alex
--
.w( the_mindstorm )p.
---
(http://themindstorms.blogspot.com)


On 6/24/06, Rohit Mehta <ro / paper-mill.com> wrote:
> Ok here it is documented that ruby-mysql does not work with mysql > 4.1
> (although
> it appears to work fine with mysql 4.1.12 but fail with 5.x)
>
> http://wiki.rubyonrails.com/rails/pages/MySQL
>
> However when compiling the C mysql adaptor (mysql-ruby) on a machine
> with mysql 5.x
> installed and then trying to connect to a mysql 4.1.12 server, I get an
> out of memory error.
>
> Running the mysql client works fine though.  I can still do something like:
> /usr/local/mysql5/bin/mysql -u X -p -h (mysql4.1.12 server).
>
> The Rails LiveCD looks very interesting.  I will have to setup VMware
> Player and look
> at it... but I'm still stuck on MySQL.
>
> Rohit
>
> Alexandru Popescu wrote:
>
> > I have asked a similar question when reading the announcement about
> > Rails Live CD:
> > http://www.infoq.com/news/Rails-LiveCD-Announced#view_1059.
> >
> > ./alex
> > --
> > .w( the_mindstorm )p.
> > ---
> > (http://themindstorms.blogspot.com)
> >
> >
> > On 6/24/06, Rohit Mehta <ro / paper-mill.com> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> Hi guys, I am having some difficulties with mysql :)
> >>
> >> I have rails working and activerecord works, and I can create
> >> webapps that display and update databases just fine.
> >>
> >> However, I am not using rails.  I just want to do some simple
> >> inserts to a database.
> >>
> >> So, I tried something like the following:
> >>
> >> require 'rubygems'
> >> require 'active_record/vendor/mysql'
> >> @db = Mysql.new(hostname, username, password, databasename)
> >> db.query("insert into sent mail (id, recip, subject,spam)
> >> values(12,'foo','foo','y')")
> >> Mysql::Error: Lost connection to MySQL server during query
> >>         from
> >> /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-1.14.2/lib/active_record/vendor/mysql.rb:1092:in
> >>
> >> `read'
> >>         from
> >> /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-1.14.2/lib/active_record/vendor/mysql.rb:499:in
> >>
> >> `read'
> >>         from
> >> /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-1.14.2/lib/active_record/vendor/mysql.rb:381:in
> >>
> >> `read_query_result'
> >>         from
> >> /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-1.14.2/lib/active_record/vendor/mysql.rb:180:in
> >>
> >> `real_query'
> >>         from
> >> /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activerecord-1.14.2/lib/active_record/vendor/mysql.rb:307:in
> >>
> >> `query'
> >>
> >> I then tried downloading and installing mysql-ruby-2.7
> >>
> >> I have mysql-client installed and I ran test.rb connecting to a mysql-4
> >> server and got the following
> >> failures:
> >>
> >>   1) Failure:
> >> test_execute2(TC_MysqlStmt2) [test.rb:628]:
> >> <[123]> expected but was
> >> <[196864]>.
> >>
> >>   2) Error:
> >> test_execute3(TC_MysqlStmt2):
> >> Mysql::Error: Out of memory (Needed 2063600648 bytes)
> >>     test.rb:637:in `execute'
> >>     test.rb:637:in `test_execute3'
> >>
> >>   3) Failure:
> >> test_execute4(TC_MysqlStmt2) [test.rb:653]:
> >> <[nil, "hoge", #<Mysql::Time:2005-07-19 23:53:00>]> expected but was
> >> <[nil, "\001", #<Mysql::Time:0000-00-00 00:00:00>]>.
> >>
> >>   4) Failure:
> >> test_sqlstate(TC_MysqlStmt2) [test.rb:1288]:
> >> <""> expected but was
> >> <"00000">.
> >>
> >> So THEN, I tried ruby-mysql-0.2.6.  This actually works just fine
> >> against my mysql 4 server, but
> >> when I run it against mysql 5, I get the following:
> >> connect............../mysql.rb:453:in `read': Client does not support
> >> authentication protocol requested by server; consider upgrading MySQL
> >> client (Mysql::Error)
> >>
> >> So I am out of luck if I want to use mysql 5.  However my rails apps
> >> work with a mysql5 server.
> >> Anyone have any idea what I should be doing?
> >>
> >>
> >> I'd appreciate assistance as I am quite muddled after all of this... I
> >> haven't even looked at Ruby-DBI yet!
> >>
> >> :)
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Rohit
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
>
>