MySQL error installing Drupal

Scott Haneda talklists at
Wed Jan 13 10:41:17 PST 2010

Seeing a copy of the output of phpinfo from the commons line may be  
helpful. I thing it's "php -i".
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On Jan 13, 2010, at 10:30 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at>  

> Ok, so you discovered MacPorts MySQL is running and its socket is in  
> the usual place for MacPorts MySQL, /opt/local/var/run/mysql5/ 
> mysqld.sock. That's the usual place MacPorts PHP looks for it, too.  
> Perhaps you told MacPorts PHP to look for the socket somewhere else.  
> Edit your php.ini and tell it the socket is located at the above  
> path. The three ini settings to edit are mysql.default_socket,  
> mysqli.default_socket and pdo_mysql.default_socket.
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