When I am creating a symlink with a special character in database name
it appears in mysql as somthing like this
For Ex:- I have created a symlink in mysql data directory named
"User.Name" which appeared to me in mysql command line client as
Can anyone help me on how to resolve this error.
Thanks in advance.
Quoting Manasi Save <manasi.save@stripped>:
> Hi Johan,
> Some time back you have solved my problem of creating symlink as
> database was fixed. But now When I am putting special characters in
> symlinks like "." it is not readable as database. If I am creating
> database with special characters from mysql command line I can create
> it but an symlink with special character is not readable.
> Is it possible that I can read a symplink with special characters as databse.
> Thanks in advance.
> Manasi Save
> Quoting Johan De Meersman <vegivamp@stripped>:
> > Given that you're talking about "quite a few" folders, I think it'd be good
> > to check up on the theoretical and practical limits for your filesystem of
> > choice, though - ext2 for example starts getting noticeably slower when you
> > have a lot more than 10.000 entries in the same directory. One way of
> > getting around that would be segmenting your database names in blocks of
> > three or so (so "database" would be stored under dat/aba/se/<datafiles>).
> > Takes a bit of management, but then you already have something in place to
> > create the symlinks anyway.
> > Also, as a matter of manageability, I'd not put your real database dirs
> > somwhere where there is other stuff - make a separate directory and keep
> > them all there.
> > Another point of note, but I suppose you already know that, is that this
> > will not work with InnoDB unless you have the file-per-table option
> > -- Bier met grenadyn
> > Is als mosterd by den wyn
> > Sy die't drinkt, is eene kwezel
> > Hy die't drinkt, is ras een ezel
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