[Mediawiki-l] [OT] Create user accessing MySQL DB

Jim Hu jimhu at tamu.edu
Sat May 12 04:48:17 UTC 2007


Macs can be odd about localhost.

On May 11, 2007, at 10:49 PM, Rob Church wrote:

> On 12/05/07, Emufarmers Sangly <emufarmers at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Some hosts require that you specify the database hostname when  
>> connecting,
>> rather than just using localhost.  Perhaps this is the case here?
>
> Well, "just using 'localhost'" is still providing a host name; it's
> just indicating that the host is the current one, rather than a remote
> host. So the issue wouldn't be omission of a host name, it would be
> providing the wrong one.
>
> Good suggestion, however.
>
>
> Rob Church
>
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