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From:Egor Egorov Date:August 9 2004 4:28pm
Subject:Re: Alternate directory for database
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Paul DuBois <paul@stripped> wrote:

>>Is it possible to tell mysql to create the directory for a database in a
>>specified directory rather than in mysql's "data" directory?

> No.
> 
> You can create the database, then (with the server down) move it
> where you want it and create a symlink in the original location
> that points to the new location.  

Yes. But if you want to create a table in a separate location, you can: 

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/CREATE_TABLE.html

Search for "DATA DIRECTORY".





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Alternate directory for databaseSteven Buroff7 Aug
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