Garth Gillespie wrote:
nsswitch.conf looks pretty much like every other one I've ever seen
Exactly. When an application calls getpwent() (for instance), glibc
parses nsswitch.conf for the passwd: line, finds the "compat" item, and
Applications shouldn't link against it directly.
And symlinking them allowed the mysql_connect detection to proceed. As I'm
about 8 hours behind on this install, I'll figure it out later.
If you run "mysql_config" on your system, what's it output?