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From:Colin Streicher Date:March 29 2010 9:40pm
Subject:Re: mysqld_safe
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Yeah, its just a shell script that acts as a wrapper around the mysql processes on debian
systems( 
maybe others, I'm not sure) 
You can read it at 'less /usr/bin/mysqld_safe' 

Colin

On March 29, 2010 11:51:36 am Glyn Astill wrote:
> --- On Mon, 29/3/10, Brown, Charles <CBrown@stripped> wrote:
> > Hello All.  when I issued this
> > command: ps -e | grep,  I noticed that mysqld_safe was
> > up running in my system.
> > My question is:  what is mysqld_safe and why was it
> > running. Please help.
> >
> >
> > [spbcb@naxbmisq03 ~]$ ps -e | grep -i mysql
> > 11989 ?        00:00:00 mysqld_safe
> > 12025 ?        13:28:39 mysqld
> 
> My understanding is that mysqld_safe is the process used to start mysqld
>  and handle any runtime errors, crashes etc.
> 

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