At 5:16 PM +0200 6/28/99, Henning P . Schmiedehausen wrote:
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>with the following patch applied before compiling, the "datadir"
>directive in the /etc/my.cnf file actually works. :-) I stumbled over
>this while testing MySQL 3.22.23b on RedHat Linux 5.2 and when I
>wanted to move the databases away from the "normal" directory onto
>/usr/local/mysql using this directive, the start and stop script no
>longer worked. With this patch it will work again.
Do you mean to say that without the patch you cannot specify the
datadir directive in the /etc/my.cnf file? That does not make
sense to me. The patch itself, while it may be useful, has very little
to do with /etc/my.cnf.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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