[mythtv-users] ANSWER: Can only connect to mysql as localhost

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Mon Aug 13 01:55:24 UTC 2007

R. G. Newbury wrote:
> Then I think you will find that the wildcards work. And localhost will 
> work if you have the ' localhost' line in /etc/hosts.

There's a subtle gotcha here, though, because when connecting to the
local host, MySQL sometimes uses a UNIX socket, not TCP/IP.  This is the
method that matches 'user at localhost' entries.  Also, the most specific
entry wins out if there's more than one that matches.

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