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From:Michael Widenius Date:February 9 2000 1:44am
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>>>>> "Terrence" == Terrence W Zellers <zellert@stripped>
> writes:

Terrence>      Haven't looked if this has come up before, but it seems that the 
Terrence> rpm's of mysql are built with the unix socket pointed at 
Terrence> /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock.   This, of course, is a bad thing (though
Terrence> easily worked around).   Whoever does the build scripts may wish to
Terrence> repoint the socket to /tmp as per the documentation.

David wanted to put the socket at the above page as it was more
'standard' (according to him) and to avoid running into problems with
programs that clean up /tmp from garbage files.

I myself still prefer to have /tmp/mysql.sock, but it's David that is
in charge of the RPM:s

mysql.sockTerrence W. Zellers4 Feb
  • mysql.sockMichael Widenius9 Feb
    • Re: mysql.sockMatthias Urlichs9 Feb
      • Re: mysql.sockTerrence W. Zellers9 Feb