Rod McLaughlin

Remember when MySql for Rails on Mac was easier than PostgreSQL? (02 dec 16...12 jun 17)


This, and many other pages in, were needed to solve the problem of even starting MySql in the latest version of the Mac O/S (Ver 14.14 Distrib 5.7.16, for osx10.12 x86_64). 


$ sudo chown -R _mysql:mysql /usr/local/var/mysql
$ sudo mysql.server start


For PostgreSQL, you just go to this page, and download the one-click Mac installer:

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