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From:Paul DuBois Date:November 24 2003 8:16pm
Subject:Re: My.cnf
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>Paul DuBois wrote:
>>At 14:17 -0500 11/24/03, Arnoldus Th.J. Koeleman wrote:
>>
>>>I like to install the my.cnf in another directory and not the default
>>>/etc/my.cnf
>>>
>>>When I move this file to another directory it can't start anymore.
>>>
>>>Is there a way to install my.cnf in a different location and which file
>>>need to be updated to look into the new
>>
>>
>>No official way. You can make a symbolic link at /etc/my.cnf that points
>>to your new location.
>
>I don't even have a my.cnf on any of my *nix boxes, and MySQL runs 
>fine.  Does this only come into play with precompiled binaries?

No.

Option files are, er, optional.

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