>>>>> "TS" == Thimble Smith <tim@stripped> writes:
TS> At 23:38, 19990923, Cliff Addy wrote:
>> No joy, just "ERROR: parse error near 'optimize table history' at line 1"
TS> Sounds like you're using an older version of MySQL. You can do something
TS> like this:
mysql> LOCK TABLES history READ;
mysql> FLUSH TABLES;
TS> Now, keep that client open so that you don't lose the lock, and in another
TS> shell (as root), do:
This only works if you have skip-locking turned on in mysqld (which is
apparently required on toy operating systems). Otherwise, isamchk
waits for a lock to be released.
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