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Malformed Packet error when call mysql_real_connect
Posted by: Scott Dudek
Date: July 30, 2015 03:14PM

I am using mysql connector C 6.1.6. When I call mysql_real_connect() to connect to a non-local database, it returns a "malformed packet" error (error 2027).

My function call looks like mysql_real_connect( sqlinit, host, dbuser, dbpw, db, port, NULL, 0), where sqlinit has been initialized by mysql_init( (MYSQL*)NULL ), and port is 3306.

Does anyone have any insight on this? A day's worth of web searches has gotten me no closer.

Thanks,
Scott

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