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Description of problem:
The most recent update to php, php-4.0.6-12, fails to set the proper path in
php.ini in /var/lib/mysql/mysql.sock and the default is used, /tmp/mysql.sock...
which is wrong and you get errors and such.
the rpms installed are:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.update using the various php-4.0.6-12 rpms
2.try to access your mysql database's through a php interface
Actual Results: 3.you get errors "/var/mysql.sock could not be found" etc.
Expected Results: pages load as they did moments before you updated the php
open php.ini and add:
and restart apache:
this only took me a short time to fix, but i know it would have made me pull my
hair out a few years back... hope it helps someone...
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 60515 ***