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Links for upgrading client libraries

MySQL expert Mike Hillyer recommends a link for dealing with issues surrounding client upgrades.

I am using MySQL 5.0. When I go to connect to it, I get the error message: "Client does not support authentication protocol requested by server; consider upgrading MySQL client." How do I update my client library?

I answer this on such a regular basis that I have a FAQ entry dedicated to it on my site. Click here to read the response.

This was last published in January 2006

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