[mythtv-users] Can't connect to remote backend database (again)

Phill Edwards philledwards at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 12:30:33 UTC 2021

> What that suggests is that the mythfrontend loaded on the CGTV was
>> compiled using an out of date version of the MySQL client library.  It
>> is possible that the MySQL server may have an option to accept older
>> authorisation methods, and setting such an option might fix the
>> problem.  But I think it would be better to use an up to date version
>> of mythfrontend.
> Wow, great detective work. I'll see if there's another version somewhere I
> can get hold of. Although I think I got my APK from a link on the wiki so
> it should have been ok.

I've installed every version of the app I can get my hands on and still
can't connect, so I guess they must all have the same issue.

Could you please advise how I can change the MySQL settings to accept older
auth methods?

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