[mythtv-users] Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock' (111)

Isaac Richards ijr at po.cwru.edu
Mon Sep 27 17:09:15 EDT 2004

On Monday 27 September 2004 04:45 pm, Greg Donald wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 15:51:39 -0400, Isaac Richards <ijr at po.cwru.edu> wrote:
> > You don't tell it - that information is handled entirely by the mysql
> > client library, and has absolutely nothing to do with mythtv.
> So if my mysql.sock file is not in the non-default location
> /var/lib/mysql that mythtv seems to be hardcoded for, I cannot run the
> setup program at all?  Is there another way to get setup without
> running setup?
> Surely I am not the first person to come along with vanilla MySQL
> installed from source using /tmp for the mysql.sock location.  This is
> the default location as per the MySQL manual..  Why on earth would
> anyone feel the need to hardcode it to some non-standard location is
> beyond reason.

Read what I said - it's not hardcoded anywhere.  grep for it in the source if 
you insist on not believing me.


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