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I'm trying to use HEAD on the Acquia stack installer and realized that the PDO MySQL stuff doesn't let you specify the socket in the .ini file. It sounds like the only way to do this is via the dsn string. Here's a trivial patch to add this to the mysql driver.
PASSED: [[SimpleTest]]: [MySQL] 20,144 pass(es). View
Failed: Failed to install HEAD. View
Passed: 13470 passes, 0 fails, 0 exceptions View
Failed: Failed to apply patch. View