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MySQL C++ ODBC connector fails
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I need help to fix a very unusual bug with the C++ MySQL ODBC connector. The basic problem is that the connector gives "Access denied" errors for a new user, however I can connect with no problem to the database from the command line as that user.

I am running mysql under linux. The output of "mysql --version" is:

mysql Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.5.31, for debian-linux-gnu (x86_64) using readline 6.2

To give the linux version, the contents of /etc/issue are:

Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 \n \l

I installed the C and C++ MYSQL ODBC connectors from binary tarballs. The names of the 2 files are:

mysql-connector-c-6.0.2-linux-glibc2.3-x86-64bit.tar.gz
mysql-connector-c++-1.1.1-linux-glibc2.3-x86-64bit.tar.gz

I should emphasize that I've been using the connector for a couple years with no problems -- with other users I can connect to the database and retrieve data with no problems. The problem comes with a new user. The username/password is amel/testpass. At the command line I...

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MySQL Administration, C++, ODBC
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