[HCoop-Help] Drupal blues

Tanveer Singh tanveer1979 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 06:47:22 EDT 2008

On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 3:51 PM, docelic <docelic at mire.hcoop.net> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 12:53:04PM +0530, Tanveer Singh wrote:
>  > Hi,
>  > I am trying to install drupal again today.
>  > In the installation stage it tries create table/drop table etc., on
>  > the database I created (tanveer_databasename).
>  > It fails at that step.
>  > Somehow my daemon user is not able to create or drop tables on this
>  > particular database which I created with dbtool mysql createdb
>  > Is somebody else also facing similar problems?
>  > I was able to install another cms easily yesterday and no such issues
>  > came at all
>  >
>  > this is the error message
>  >
>  > Failed to drop a test table from your MySQL database server. We tried
>  > dropping a table with the command DROP TABLE drupal_install_test and
>  > MySQL reported the following error DROP command denied to user
>  > 'tanveer'@'mire.hcoop.net' for table 'drupal_install_test'.
>  Yes, for security reasons (and MySQL shortcomings), we are not able to
>  grant DROP privilege in advance. The problem is that we cannot grant
>  DROP DATABASE privilege, and MySQL has no way of saying "allow drop on
>  tables but not on the database". (The syntax DBNAME.* enables both
>  tables and database drop).
>  We have a workaround, though. The solution is to create your MySQL database
>  and tables in there, and then run command mysql-fixperms. That will give
>  you permission to drop all tables that are currently in your database,
>  and then your drupal's script will work without problems.
>  If the script is trying to DROP tables on its first run (i.e. the script
>  uses a combination of DROP+CREATE instead of just CREATE), then the
>  solution is to either remove the DROP statements, or to manually create
>  the tables (just like: "create table TBLNAME (int a)" for each table) and
>  then run mysql-fixperms .
>  -doc
thanks doc,
If I use psql(drupal has support for both), in that case also I have
to do this jugglery?

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