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Can't create new table

Postby pjohanneson » Thu Mar 25, 2004 2:52 pm

Hi,

I'm trying to set up a new instance of OJS, and when I click Submit on the [server]/install.php?op=step&step=2 page, I get the following:

Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mysql_create_db() in /srv/www/htdocs/rural/include/db/db.mysql.inc.php on line 53


It's been a while since I've fiddled with OJS, so I may just be forgetting something. Any advice?

TIA,
-pat
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Postby kevin » Thu Mar 25, 2004 4:53 pm

If you are using MySQL 4.x, the mysql_create_db function is no longer available. You can either create a database manually and then install OJS, or edit include/db/db.mysql.inc.php and change

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mysql_create_db($db, $this->connection)


to

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mysql_query("CREATE DATABASE $db", $this->connection)
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Postby pjohanneson » Fri Mar 26, 2004 7:33 am

That did the trick. Thanks for your speedy reply.

-pat
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