On Tue, 14 May 2002 18:49:48 -0400
Augey Mikus <mikus@stripped> wrote:
> what are the <host>-bin.001 002 003 etc.. files in the <mysql_dir>/var
> directory? On my system they range in size from bytes to gigs. What
> are they and can they be cleaned?
it's mysql binary log file ... if you don't need the file
first ... you can delete the file, and if you don't want the file appear again
you can remove some lines from /etc/my.cnf :
and restart your mysql daemon ...
Let's call it an accidental feature.
-- Larry Wall