Debugging hints for sql plugin

El Cas eaglexboy at
Mon Dec 21 01:11:37 GMT 2020

If you do find anything please update ticket as this is an open DB ticket I
created a while back regarding access to DB backend.

On Sun, Dec 20, 2020, 16:11 Jack Ostroff <ostroffjh at> wrote:

> I decided to test the sql back end, but when I try to save as a mysql
> database, I get an exception thrown that opening the database failed.
> So, I'm debugging in kmymoney/plugins/sql/mymoneystoragesql_p.h.  I've
> added some debugging output in createDatabase, and found something that
> doesn't make sense to me.
> After the fails (around line 2044,) I confirmed that
> among other values, that maindb.userName is "jack" as it should be.
> However, retrieving maindb.lastError.text(), I get "Access denied for
> user ''@'localhost' to database 'mysql' QMYSQL: Unable to connect".
> localhost is correct, as is the blank password, but where is the
> userName?  I'm going to start digging into the code for
> but thought I'd ask first if anyone can think of
> something I might be doing wrong.  Just to confirm, I can run mysql at
> command line, and the database does open, so I know the db system
> (mariadb) is running, and I do have permissions to login.
> Jack
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