A project that was working on my laptop just fine a few months ago, today throws this error:
PG::ConnectionBad - could not connect to server: No such file or directory Is the server running locally and accepting connections on Unix domain socket "/var/pgsql_socket/.s.PGSQL.5432"?
I’m sure Postgres is running as I can connect directly using psql and other rails projects are using it just fine.
I updated the pg gem but it didn’t work. After some googling, I fixed it by adding the following line to my /config/database.yml:
Not sure why this happened as other projects don’t have this line.