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From:Jochen Wiedmann Date:June 16 1999 7:25am
Subject:Re: mysql.sock location
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Jesse Kanner wrote:

> However, when logged in as any other user, I got this error:
> ERROR 2002: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket
> '/tmp/mysql.sock' (2)
> This error also prevented me from a successful 'make test' during my
> msql-mysql-module installation (the installer couldn't connect to the
> server).

Mopst probably you have old versions of libmysqlclient floating
around somewhere on your system that are using /tmp as a path.
If this is corret, remove them and recompile the Msql-Mysql-modules.

If nothing else helps, try using "" as host name, that should
use INET sockets instead of Unix sockets. From the application level
you can use the mysql_socket option to set the correct path.



Jochen Wiedmann						joe@stripped
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into theorems. (Hi, Lukas! :-)

mysql.sock locationJesse Kanner14 Jun
  • Re: mysql.sock locationJochen Wiedmann16 Jun