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From:Paul DuBois Date:October 30 2001 3:09pm
Subject:Re: installing mysql 3.23.43 - unrecognized option
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At 9:51 AM -0500 10/30/01, Douglas B. Jones wrote:
>Hi,
>
>On Tru64 5.1, I am trying to install mysql 3.23.43. I follow
>the steps in section 2.3 of running scripts/mysql_install_db.
>It comes back with the error:
>
>/usr/local/mysql-test/libexec/mysqld: unrecognized option `--password=reqid'
>
>a password I never typed in.  After that, it gives the usage
>help for the command. Does anyone have any pointers to what
>I am doing wrong?

Look in /etc/my.cnf and see if you find that line there.  If you do,
remove the -- at the beginning of the line.  The double-dash is only
for options given on the command line.  They should not be used
for options in option files.

>
>Thanks,
>Cheers,
>Douglas

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