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From:Vivek Khera Date:October 20 1999 4:41pm
Subject:Re: Changing location of data files
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>>>>> "WG" == Willis Gregory <tacedi@stripped> writes:

WG> How do I configure MySql to put my database and files in a different 
WG> location than /var/lib/mysql?   I have more space in other partitions.  I 
WG> haven't found how to do this in the documentation thus far.

Symbolic links.  Just move the /var/lib/mysql directory where you want
it, then make a symbolic link of /var/lib/mysql pointing there.  Or
you can do this on a per-database basis.

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