Misbehaving mysql57-server

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Mar 30 01:44:38 UTC 2020

On Mar 27, 2020, at 10:37, John Chung wrote:

> Normally the socket file is created under /tmp/
> edit /opt/local/etc/mysql57/my.cnf and do the following:
> Change:
>>> socket   = /opt/local/var/run/mysql57/mysqld.sock
> to
>>> socket   = /tmp/mysqld.sock

My understanding is that placing the mysql socket in /tmp is insecure, which is why that has not been what MacPorts does for many, many years, and why the above change should not be made.

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