[wp-trac] Re: [WordPress Trac] #7397: "99% you don't have to change this" in wp-config.php

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Wed Jul 30 19:25:48 GMT 2008

#7397: "99% you don't have to change this" in wp-config.php
 Reporter:  RanYanivHartstein  |        Owner:  anonymous
     Type:  enhancement        |       Status:  new      
 Priority:  lowest             |    Milestone:  2.7      
Component:  General            |      Version:           
 Severity:  trivial            |   Resolution:           
 Keywords:  has-patch commit   |  
Comment (by Otto42):

 Replying to [comment:9 filosofo]:
 > The original text is accurate because the vast majority of people
 setting up !WordPress do not have to change "localhost."

 How exactly do you figure that? I've *never* seen any hosting provider run
 their mysql and web servers on the same boxes. Ever. Not even once.

 The vast majority of people DO have to change that variable to something
 else. No real hosting services will work with "localhost" there.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7397#comment:10>
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