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From:Paul DuBois Date:June 22 2001 9:05pm
Subject:Re: TCP/IP Sockets, UNIX Sockets
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At 9:04 PM +0200 6/22/01, Daniel Åkerud wrote:
>How do you force mysql to use either TCP/IP Sockets or UNIX Sockets?
>And how do you know which one it uses?
>It is for a performance analysis.
>Daniel Åkerud

If you connect to "localhost", MySQL will use a UNIX socket if possible.
If you connect to "", MySQL will use a TCP/IP connection.

If you connect to a remote host, TCP/IP is always used.

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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