Installing Percona 5.6

Add the repository:



Then I created the .my.cnf file and logged out and back in:


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The case of the mysterious

Just  quick note about a problem I ran into recently.  A previously healthy PHP application suddenly started failing with the following error:

However, nothing had changed on either the application or database side.  The

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Executing Oracle functions and procedures in SQLPlus and PL/SQL

Just a quick TIL to reinforce my memory on this point. I often come across code snippets online which take the form

Usually my first reaction to this is one of confusion – why

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