Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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· mvasilkov

MySQL use unix socket in Django settings

Django docs suggest "HOST" field hackery, but there's much cleaner way:

DATABASES = {
    "default": {
        "ENGINE": "django.db.backends.mysql",
        # ...
        "OPTIONS": {
            "unix_socket": "/tmp/mysql-dev.sock",
        }
    }
}