[Instantrails-users] socket: /path/to/your/mysql.sock

Assaph Mehr assaph at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 22:20:05 EST 2006

> > socket: /path/to/your/mysql.sock
> Its a new way of specifying the connection to the database, but I don't
> understand it (if someone else does, please post an explanation).

Just stating the obvious, but the socket is a faster alternative to
TCP/IP where both the client and mysql server are on the same machine.
Works through named pipes on windows. Probably irrelevant until you're
out of the TSTTCPW stage.

Further reading:


More information about the Instantrails-users mailing list