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Yesterday afternoon, we upgraded MySQL on the server. Everything seemed fine. Last night, just after midnight my time, MySQL and PHP decided to stop talking to each other, leading to the error message many of you saw both here and on the forums. Apparently there was an incompatibility between the new MySQL shared libraries and PHP. Why this didn't crop up immediately when we upgraded MySQL, who knows. The fix was to force the installation of the old libraries alongside the new, so that they're both there for PHP. We'll also be upgrading PHP soon, which should solve the problem for good.

Sorry for the downtime...I'm feverishly working on some hint postings now, so I hope to have a few up this morning yet.

-rob.
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Authored by: blacktide on Jul 25, '03 09:38:23AM

No worries. We all know you do what you can.

BT



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Authored by: LouieNet on Jul 25, '03 07:03:13PM

I second that. Rob, we very much appreciate whatever you manage to do.

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Authored by: ynolo on Jul 25, '03 12:09:53PM

Which version of MySQL and PHP do you have. I want to make sure i don't run that update.


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