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- Chris Rodgers
July 30, 2008, 2:15 pm
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I wonder whether you can help me.
I am trying to use embedded mysql with perl (under cygwin).
I build mysql (5.0.51b) using the following options:
./configure --without-server --with-embedded-server
This seems to have worked, because I can build the test1_libmysqld
embedded server example from the MySQL website.
To install DBD::mysql, I downloaded DBI-1.605 and DBD-mysql-4.007 from CPAN.
In the DBD::mysql directory, I then ran
perl Makefile.PL --force-embedded
Now, I cannot see whether the embedded code has worked.
perl -e 'use DBI; $dbh =
but this only prints the following output:
failed: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/tmp/m
ysql.sock' (2) at -e line 1
How can I tell whether the embedded mysql server has been installed with
Can you give a simple example for how to open a database using the