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added info about an error that mysql gives when rails@localhost has a…

… password; removed reference to activerecord/test/connections, which isn't there anymore
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@@ -202,6 +202,8 @@ $ cd activerecord
$ bundle exec rake mysql:build_databases
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+NOTE: If you get an error like "Access denied for user 'rails'@'localhost' (using password: YES)" then you most likely have a rails user in the mysql database, that uses a password, or you have a password specified in the my.cnf file of mysql.
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PostgreSQL's authentication works differently. A simple way to set up the development environment for example is to run with your development account
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@@ -219,7 +221,7 @@ NOTE: Using the rake task to create the test databases ensures they have the cor
NOTE: You'll see the following warning (or localized warning) during activating HStore extension in PostgreSQL 9.1.x or earlier: "WARNING: => is deprecated as an operator".
-If you’re using another database, check the files under +activerecord/test/connections+ for default connection information. You can edit these files to provide different credentials on your machine if you must, but obviously you should not push any such changes back to Rails.
+If you’re using another database, check the file +activerecord/test/config.yml+ or +activerecord/test/config.example.yml+ for default connection information. You can edit +activerecord/test/config.yml+ to provide different credentials on your machine if you must, but obviously you should not push any such changes back to Rails.
You can now run the tests as you did for +sqlite3+. The tasks are respectively

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