At 5:56 PM -0800 3/30/01, Guo, Zhian wrote:
>We have been encountering a problem running mysql on sgi. We normally run
>it as a normal user, which writes the file /tmp/mysql.sock. However, when
>the machine is rebooted while the daemon is running, the mysql.sock file's
>ownership will change to root. After that we can no longer start the server
>as the normal user because it cannot overwrite the existing mysql.sock file.
>Btw, we are running 3.22.26a for Irix6.5.
>Is it a bug that has been fixed? Thanks.
This may be a bug, but it doesn't sound like a MySQL bug. If you're running
the server as a normal user, there should be no way that it could possibly
change the ownership of the socket to root. Are you sure something else
isn't doing that?
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped