Misbehaving mysql57-server

John Chung jchung at nyquest.com
Mon Mar 30 02:59:38 UTC 2020

Agreed, but I was wondering if it was a permission issue…. 
Also remember while /tmp is world write-able, it does have a sticky bit set… so it’s a bit different that just plain 777. 

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> On Mar 29, 2020, at 10:56 PM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 29 Mar 2020, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> 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.
> Putting critical files into a world-writable directory is generally a bad idea at the best of times.
> -- Dave

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