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Re^2: Connecting to mysql using DBI and a non-standard socket

by gellyfish (Monsignor)
on Jul 05, 2005 at 21:16 UTC ( #472607=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


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The chances are that the reason that the mysqld uses that location in the first place is that the user it runs as does not have adequate permissions in /var/lib/mysql in the first place.

/J\


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Re^3: Connecting to mysql using DBI and a non-standard socket
by shiza (Hermit) on Jul 05, 2005 at 21:25 UTC
    That is true. Although, I have experienced the same situation due to the fact that Fedora(Yum) still installs MySQL 3.23. That's a different issue though. :)

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