I am on macOS 10.12.3. Installed and running MySQL through Homebrew. Whenever i try to start MySQL with
brew services start mysql or
sudo mysql.server start command on terminal, it starts. Following is my
my.cnf file residing into
Then i try to connect to MySQL using Perfect-MySQL following the instructions there. But failed to locate and connect to socket file. Got the following error,
[ERR] MySQL connection error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '' (2)
[ERR] Error msg: error("MySQL server has gone away")
Clearly it failed to identify socket file path which should be
/tmp/mysql.sock. But after running mysql server i found
mysql.sock.lock.lock file into
/tmp/ folder, there were no
Then i changed the my.cnf file with
socket=/tmp/mysql.sock.lock.lock . but same result.
I have no other mysql client/service installed and tried freshly reinstalling with homebrew several times. Same result everytime.
I have tried with a lot of other options but no luck. CLearly i am missing something. Can someone please shade some light on it ?
How and from where i can set
mysql.sock path ?