>>>>> "DDH" == Don Duck Harper <duck@stripped> writes:
DDH> I am running FreeBSD 3.1-RELEASE, kinda updated to 3.3-CURRENT. I do
DDH> use the MIT threads, and I am using the ports directory for mysql. It
DDH> builds with no errors, and I can start the daemon up with
DDH> .../safe_mysqld just fine. The problem is that I cannot connect to the
DDH> server, no /tmp/mysql.sock. It is never created. I have both
DDH> /etc/my.cnf and a ~/.my.cnf which explicitly list the socket at
DDH> /tmp/mysql.sock, but it is never being created. Any ideas?
MIT pthreads do not support the named pipe/socket connection. You
must use a TCP socket. This is documented with MIT pthreads.