At 12:39 PM -0700 7/15/01, Michael Collins wrote:
>At 11:09 AM -0700 7/15/01, Michael Collins wrote:
>>At 1:47 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
>>>>>client that you run. I would expect that all clients would therefore
>>>>>connect to the same server...
>>>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.
>>Thank you Paul with your help so far.
>>So what I am left with is that I will need to create a startup file
>>to map the command you type in to the actual command with the
>Hey, maybe I answered part of my own question (thanks to the book
>"Essential System Administration from O'Reilly). There is a file on
>Mac OS X at:
>/usr/share/init/tcsh/rc that starts with the following:
># TCSH Expanded C-Shell INITIALIZATION FILE
># Wilfredo Sanchez Jr. | tritan@stripped
># July 09, 1992
># MIT Project Athena
># ORIGINAL SOURCES: /usr/athena/lib/init/cshrc (ATHENA REL 7.3P)
>Adding the following and restarting the telnet session seems to work:
>alias specialmysql /Applications/Special/SpecialMySQL/bin/mysql
>I now get the list of databases for the Special installation when
>using specialmysql as a command.
>And if I use with parameters or redirect to a file it also works:
>specialmysqldump --opt special_site_1 > /temp.mysql
>And this actually added a database called special:
>root% specialmysqladmin create special
Sounds like that should do it. (O'Reilly also has a book "Using csh & tcsh"
specifically on the shell that you're using that has a chapter on startup
files and another on aliases. It's written by, er ... never mind.)
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