Manuel Elgorriaga wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering how could I deal with group permissions in MySQL. I have
> several users with the same rights for a set of different databases, and
> I don't want to input each user/database combination over and over
> again. But to my knowledge, MySQL doesn't support groupping of users
> (and occasionally for databases too) and assigning specific rigths to
> each group. Wildcards don't work for the user-tables, so there's no way
> of grouping users with a simple name-prefix (e.g. group1-username). So,
> my question: is there any workaround for this situation or am I just
> missing some basic point about it? And will this item be addressed in a
> future release of MySQL?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Manuel Elgorriaga Kunze
How about giving all people within one group the same mysql user name?