On Jan 27, 2009, at 5:44 PM, Xristos Karvouneas wrote:
> Dear All,
> I would like to be able to do that from the cnf file, as I want to
> have a different editor for MySQL commands than the one I use when
> writing shell scripts. When I put the following in the .my.cnf file,
> export EDITOR
> I get no error messages when mysql starts up, but the value of the
> EDITOR variable does not change.
> Is there any way I can achieve that from the cnf file?
No. MySQL option files are for setting MySQL program options, not
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