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From:Paul DuBois Date:September 24 1999 6:44pm
Subject:Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why
would mysql care who i'm logged in as?"
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At 1:40 PM -0500 9/24/99, nathaniel c. daiger wrote:
>so i've been using mysql for a while and it's great, ra ra ra and all, but
> recently it started acting weird.
>
>when a normal user tries to use the mysql client on the localhost's server, it
> says "ERROR 2002 blah blah".
>
>BUT, if i su to root, and then try to connect as the same user (on the
> localhost, using mysq.sock), it works.
>
>why in god's name would mysql care what user i'm logged in as?

Because your default MySQL user name if you don't specify one is your
UNIX login name.  It sounds like you're not specifying a user name when
you run mysql.

Is the behavior you're describing above different than it used to be
somehow?

--
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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"ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why would mysql care who i'm logged in as?"nathaniel c. daiger24 Sep
  • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "whywould mysql care who i'm logged in as?"Paul DuBois24 Sep
    • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"Bob Kline24 Sep
      • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"Michael Widenius25 Sep
Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "whywould mysql care who i'm logged in as?"nathaniel c. daiger24 Sep
  • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "whywouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"Paul DuBois24 Sep
Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "whywouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"nathaniel c. daiger24 Sep
  • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "whywouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"Michael Widenius25 Sep
Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"nathaniel c. daiger24 Sep
  • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysqlcare who i'm logged in as?"Bob Kline24 Sep
Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"nathaniel c. daiger25 Sep
  • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysql care who i'm logged in as?"Dan Nelson25 Sep
  • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysqlcare who i'm logged in as?"Bob Kline25 Sep
    • Re: "ERROR 2002" or "I promise I'm not just stupid." or "why wouldmysqlcare who i'm logged in as?"Bob Kline25 Sep