Fwd: [rt-users] New Install question

Phil Homewood pdh at snapgear.com
Sun Dec 2 17:03:08 EST 2001

Mike Krebs wrote:
> I upgraded... yet I still get this error.
> Any ideas?


> /usr/bin/perl   tools/initdb 'mysql' '/usr/local/mysql' 'localhost' '' 
> 'root' 'rt' create

Looks good, but...

> Now creating a database for RT.
> Enter the mysql password for root:
> Creating mysql database rt.
> DBI->connect(dbname=;host=localhost) failed: Can't connect to local MySQL 
> server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111) at 
> /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.1/DBIx/DataSource/Driver.pm line 74

"dbname=". Maybe some kind of parsing bug in DBIx::DataSource::mysql....

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