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Bug #21498 mysql_pconnect trouble
Submitted: 2003-01-07 13:47 UTC Modified: 2003-01-08 05:15 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:2 (100.0%)
Same OS:2 (100.0%)
From: admin at cpan dot cz Assigned: georg (profile)
Status: Closed Package: MySQL related
PHP Version: 4.3.0 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2003-01-07 13:47 UTC] admin at cpan dot cz
I have php 4.3.0, compiled with external mysql client 3.23.54. There is a problem with mysql_pconnect(). Sometimes it's impossible to connect ( Lost connection to mysql server ). If mysql_connect is used, there isn't problem any more. There wasn't problem in php 4.2.3 with the same mysql client.


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 [2003-01-07 21:03 UTC] admin at initcorp dot co dot uk
Yeah I am getting the same problem :(

This is what error I get:
Warning: mysql_pconnect() [function.mysql-pconnect]: Link to server lost, unable to reconnect 

And I also get it to work now and then.

As far as I know these are the servers info:

OS is Redhat Linux Im not too sure on the version.
mySQL is version 3.23.54
PHP is version 4.3.0
Apache is version 1.3.26

It was all working fine until version 4.3.0 was installed :(

Thanks in advance
 [2003-01-08 04:25 UTC]
Verified, assigned to myself.
 [2003-01-08 04:28 UTC]
You didn't assign it :-)
 [2003-01-08 05:15 UTC]
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 [2003-06-02 06:37 UTC] timothy dot arnold at becta dot org dot uk
I have PHP 4.3.1 running on Solaris 8 - same error. When I 
switch to non-persistent connections it works fine. About 
to test PHP 4.3.2
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