>At 12:25 PM -0500 7/14/01, Paul DuBois wrote:
>>>Any solution I've tried using the LassoMySQL/var/my.cnf or
>>>~/.my.cnf files affect both the special installation as well as
>>>the standard MySQL installation. I find I will always get the
>>Settings in the [client] group of your ~/.my.cnf file would affect any
>>client that you run. I would expect that all clients would therefore
>>connect to the same server...
>But if I use /Path/specialMySQL/var/my.cnf and my option file contains:
>Then, invoking the client from within /Path/specialMySQL/bin/mysql
>would use the different port and socket?>
>And, using /usr/local/mysql would then use the default datadirectory and port?
The clients won't use the option file in the data directory. They will
only use the shared option file /etc/my.cnf, and the .my.cnf in your home
directory. You might be better off creating aliases that specify the
options on the command line.
>BTW, this is on Mac OS X, I wouldn't think it would matter but I
>thought to mention it.
Shouldn't make any difference. I've noticed no special problems with MySQL
on Mac OS X other than that mysqladmin shutdown doesn't work.
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