Chris Cleveland wrote:
> sinisa@stripped wrote:
> > There is a very simple workaround for this: symbolic links.
> I hate to ask this question, but what's a symbolic link? The documentation
> mentions it only briefly. I'm guessing it's a Unix thing. (I use NT, but expect
> to see the light and move to Linux soon). Is there a way to put a database in a
> different directory under NT?
When you see the light (install Linux), you will know what a symbolic
link is as well as you know how to shut down NT :-) Simbolic link is a
way to have an alias for a file or a directory somewhere else on the
> Second question: the install program puts MySQL in c:\mysql by default, and
> doesn't give you a choice about where else to put it. Are there any docs that
> explain what you have to change in order to move it to d:\mysql? A simple copy
> doesn't do it. Evidently there is something in the \mysql\data\mysql database.
I'd say don't worry about this and install Linux.