Mac OS X is Unix, so you should look at the Unix directions in the manual,
not the Windows directions.
The locations of the option files are documented in the manual
<http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/Option_files.html>. Global options
usually go in /etc/my.cnf, server-specific options go in
Roland Carlsson wrote:
> I've got a Mac OS X server with a preinstalled mysql from Apple. My problem
> is that I can't find the ini (cnf) file witch the documentation so very
> non-windows-friendly shall be located in C:\Windows.
> Could anyone please tell me where mysql excpects to find the ini (cnf) file?
> Thank you very much
> Roland Carlsson