why dont u create a softlink
On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:05 PM, Tim Johnson <tim@stripped> wrote:
> * Reindl Harald <h.reindl@stripped> [121030 08:49]:
> > >The drupal mysql datafiles are located at
> > > /Applications/drupal-7.15-0/mysql/data
> > >
> > > as opposed to /opt/local/var/db/mysql5 for
> > > 'customary' mysql.
> > this crap is outside your mysqldata
> I don't know what you mean by "crap". Sorry.
> Actually I do ... you're about to embark on a rant about Mac.
> Go for it! :)
> > and that is why it was suggested that you teporary change
> > the datadir of your mysqld to /Applications/drupal-7.15-0/mysql/data
> > or if this are only MyISAM-atbles FOR SURE you can simply move
> > the database folders in your running mysqld-datadir
> What would you suggest as a fool-proof method to accomplish this?
> I hate to tweak the 'original' my.cnf, I could add a ~/.my.cnf
> but how would I do that without clobbering my 'non-drupal' mysql?
> I want to reiterate that cp -p -r might actually be the solution,
> but have not tried that approach in the past
> > typical MacOSX-style to throw things around the whole
> > machine without any logical structure like applications
> > in the userhome...... this is the price someone has to
> > pay for a poor operating system without package management
> Oh don't get me started! Grr! If truth be told, I'm a long-time
> linux user and new to OS X.
> You are preaching to the converted my friend.
> I'm not certain I like the way acquaire did the setup. I
> didn't have this problem when I played with drupal on ubuntu.
> Great minds run in the same gutter.
> -- Alaskus Curmudgeous
> tim at tee jay forty nine dot com or akwebsoft dot com
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