Re: DB access problem in the first installation step.
There is still a set of problems with this. The value of
$this->$dbhname isn’t checked before it’s used in
mysql_get_server_info() on line 75 in
db-mysqli.php. If the connection fails, the error won’t be echoed to the user because the use of
@ on the
mysql_connect() call and then the script just continues, assuming the connection went fine, which in my case, it din’t. Also, the call should be to
mysql<b>i</b>_connect() and not
mysql_connect(), as far as I can understand.
The patch doesn’t fix these problems and they need to be fixed for bbPress to work on my host. I’d write these comments on the associated ticket, but there doesn’t seem to be any way to register or comment anonymously there.