Nothing in the mysql startup files ever removes any directories of any kind.
At a guess: only my clients who work on Macs ever report this king of
'disappearing folder' behaviour. And every time it turn out to be Time
Machine. Ask around on those lists.
On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 12:34 PM, Larry Martell <larry.martell@stripped>wrote:
> I just set up mysql on Mac OS 10.8. Each time after the machine is
> rebooted the server fails to start with:
> 2013-04-13 14:09:54 12222 [ERROR] /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqld: Can't
> create/write to file '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.pid' (Errcode: 2 - No
> such file or directory)
> Because the /var/run/mysqld dir does not exist. I have to create it
> manually then the server starts. But I have to do this after each
> reboot, which is a pain. Anyone know why the /var/run/mysqld dir gets
> deleted, or how to get around this?
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