>> In the third chapter of the MySQL manual I don't understand the
>> "shell>". Where must I type in this and the following instructions or
>> does it mean ?
>> Until now I have found and started the winmysqladmin.exe file. But how
>> continue ?
My mistake. The "shell" is, in fact, the command-line interface. DOS,
Command Prompt, Terminal, etc, on different operating systems. The
instructions below will tell you, Stefan, how to access mysql.
Sorry if there was any confusion.
> The "shell" is the interactive terminal program, mysql. For Windows, if
> MySQL was installed in C:\mysql, start the Command Prompt from
> Accessories, change to C:\mysql, and type "mysql".
> In Unix, including Linux, BreeBSD and Mac OS X, mysql ought to be in your
> path, which means you should just be able to start a terminal application
> and type "mysql" to begin.
James Cradock, jcradock@stripped