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my problem is I have an old default mysql 3.23 installed by rpm that's
controlled by root.
I only have my normal user account and installed in my user account a new
mysql 5.5 version.
the mysql server/client is working ok, but when I try to use python to connect
seems MySQLdb is using the old 3.23 version libfile/conf file etc. and throw
out a set of errors.
File '/usr/share/mysql/charsets/?.conf' not found (Errcode: 2)
Character set '#33' is not a compiled character set and is not specified in
the '/usr/share/mysql/charsets/Index' file
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/MySQLdb/init.py", line 81, in Connect
File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/MySQLdb/connections.py", line 187, in
_mysql_exceptions.OperationalError: (1251, 'Client does not support
authentication protocol requested by server; consider upgrading MySQL client')
my question is when I use python setup.py build/install how do I instruct
MySQL-python-1.2.3 to use the newer version mysql client/lib/my.cnf file?
my mysql 5.5 installation dir is :
in site.cfg , I tried to set
mysql_config = /home/tom/pkgs/mysql5.5/mysqlbuild/bin/mysql_config
but to no avail
Anybody can shed some light on this?
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