[Phpmyadmin-devel] REPOST: connect_type and mysqli

Marc Delisle DelislMa at CollegeSherbrooke.qc.ca
Tue May 18 07:45:01 CEST 2004

Could mysqli users confirm the behavior I mention?
I think this should be cleared up before 2.6.0-rc1.



Marc Delisle wrote:

> Hi all,
> With older mysql extension, when I wanted to connect to localhost,
> I was using
> host = localhost
> connect_type = tcp
> and it made a socket connection. That's why the "tcp" default worked
> most of the time.
> Now with mysqli, it no longer works: I have to tell "socket" in 
> connect_type.
> Please confirm this behavior.
> Also, looking at the php manual for both mysql and mysqli,
> I wonder if we should keep the connect_type parameter.
> Marc

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