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From:Fred Lindberg Date:March 29 1999 10:56pm
Subject:Re: Problem with --host paramter to mysql
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On Tue, 30 Mar 1999 00:53:24 +0200, seth@stripped wrote:

>	mysql --host=name does not name resolve properly
>	How-to-repeat shows that `mysql` can make a connection
>        and --host=ip works fine.  But --host=name-that-corresponds-to-IP
>        does not work.

Check your resolver setup. does not resolve to an IP
address on your host. Test by:

% host

This works here, but most likely not on your computer.

Also, connecting to "localhost" or without --host-name will connect via
a unix domain socket, rather than via the network, which is faster.

-Sincerely, Fred

(Frederik Lindberg, Infectious Diseases, WashU, St. Louis, MO, USA)

Problem with --host paramter to mysqlseth30 Mar
Re: Problem with --host paramter to mysqlFred Lindberg30 Mar