Steve Ruby wrote:
> The term "init-file" doesn't exist in the manual.html
> file for 3.23.5a so I may be getting this wrong, but I don't think
> that my win32 copy is respecting this directive.
Sorry I mean that it is NOT respecting the --init-file= directive
> My main server is running 3.22.26a for win32 c:\my.cnf
> specifies databases are in h:\websbs\mydata\
> works fine. I want to do some work with 3.23 so I installed
> it an attempt to run another copy like this
> c:\mysql3.23\bin> mysqld --init-file=c:\my3.23.cnf -P3307
> the mysqld part of c:\my3.23.cnf looks like this:
> h:\webdbs\mydata3307 contains only the mysql permissions database.
> If I then run
> c:\> mysql -P3307 -e "show databases"
> I get a listing of all of my databases in h:\webdbs\mydata
> connecting to mysql monitor confirms that port 3307 is running the 3.23
> mysqld 3.23 on port 3307 is also writting to
> instead of h:\webdbs\mydata3307\hostname.err confirming that it is using
> the wrong datadir.
> Now since I don't see init-file in the manual.html all I am going on is
> the line in mysqld --help to see what init-file should do, I am assuming
> that it points it do a different location for a file like c:\my.cnf
> is exacly what I need to run 3.23 on a different port.
> Also note, that the issue I sent a while back about trying to shutdown a
> running on a different port with
> mysqladmin -P3307 shutdown
> seems to still be the case with 3.23 it doesn't do anything, the server
> is still
> up and running fine, even if there are no connected sessions when the
> shutdown is executed.
> thanks much for all your help, I know 3.23. is in Alpha, just wanted to
> these issues to your attention.
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