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I switched my local install over to php 7 and when I tried to navigate to my ee install it threw a mysqli_connection.php error, that said this:

SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] No such file or directory

It seems MAMP doesn't create the correct file for php 7 to work correctly.

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Looking it up I found this solution that worked for me:

sudo ln -s /Applications/MAMP/tmp/mysql/mysql.sock /tmp/mysql.sock

I thought I'd post this in case anyone else runs into this error.

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