thanks for working on this.
I think, the patch is Ok to push.
I'd emphasize in a CS comment, that documentation should be updated:
file specified in the '--defaults-file' option will not be loaded
anymore if conf_file (or MYSQL::options::my_cnf_file for clients) is
an absolute file path.
On 10.11.2010 14:48, Mats Kindahl wrote:
> #At file:///home/bzr/bugs/b57108-trunk-fixing/ based on
> 3330 Mats Kindahl 2010-11-10
> Bug #58109: Function my_load_defaults() does not read
> correct file
> When passed an absolute filename, my_load_defaults()
> is supposed to read only that file, but instead it
> reads values from the defaults file found in a previous
> execution of the function (which is saved in
> This patch fixes this by changing order of checks in
> my_search_option_files() so that it first checks if an
> absolute path was supplied, and in that case uses that
> file only.