[erlang-questions] MacOSX 10.5, odbc, MySQL

Rapsey <>
Tue Mar 17 10:45:09 CET 2009


Are you sure you want to use odbc for this? I know there are a few erlang
mysql libraries. They are probably faster.


Sergej

On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 10:17 AM, Justin Pearson <>wrote:

>
> I am trying to use odbc to connect to a mysql database on Mac OSX
> 10.5.
>
> Here is what I did:
>  1) Installed the latest version of mysql community edition and
>  2) mysql odbc drivers. These I installed from the binary packages on
>    mysql webpage.
>
>  3) I compiled erlang from source I ran ./configure --with-odbc
>    before I compiled it.
>
> I've set up mysql added the users that I need. According to Mac OS's
> odbc browser I have a service myodbc which I can connect to using open
> office so it is alve.
>
> But when I try to use erlang I get the following:
>
>
> Eshell V5.6.5  (abort with ^G)
> 1> odbc:start().
> ok
> 2> odbc:connect("DSN=myodbc;UID=justin;PWD=xxxxxx",[]).
>
> =ERROR REPORT==== 17-Mar-2009::10:09:02 ===
> ODBC: received unexpected info: {tcp_closed,#Port<0.528>}
>
>
> =ERROR REPORT==== 17-Mar-2009::10:09:02 ===
> ** Generic server <0.37.0> terminating
> ** Last message in was {#Port<0.526>,{exit_status,138}}
> ** When Server state == {state,#Port<0.526>,
>                               {<0.30.0>,#Ref<0.0.0.39>},
>                               <0.30.0>,undefined,on,undefined,undefined,on,
>                               connecting,undefined,0,
>                               [#Port<0.524>,#Port<0.525>],
>                               #Port<0.527>,#Port<0.528>}
> ** Reason for termination ==
> ** {port_exit,killed}
> {error,connection_closed}
> 3>
>
>
>
>
> I also get the same if I try
>  odbc:connect("some_random_string",[]).
>
> So I suspect that I'm missing something fundamental?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Justin Pearson
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