I do know thw internals,
but i guess having "select" only would be enough if you drop the "auto-repair" feature.
a "repair" always requires changes (=write).
maybe you can use mysqlldump instead ?
René Fournier schrieb:
> Just wondering what they are. I'd rather not use the MySQL root user for a backup
> script, if I can get away with MySQL user with reduced privileges, for the following
> mysqlcheck -ao --auto-repair --all-databases -u someuserotherthanroot -pPASSWORD