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I seem to have an older manual.. 6.2.1 is where I found, this.. This isn't a
viable solution for scripts, but it's an improvement! Thanks..
On 14-Sep-99 Martin Ramsch wrote:
> This problem also is discussed in the MySQL Reference Manual,
> chapter "6.4 Keeping your password secure".
> I suggest this method:
>| Store your password in a configuration file. For example, you can
>| list your password in the [client] section of the `.my.cnf' file in
>| your home directory:
>| If you store your password in `.my.cnf', the file should not be
>| group or world readable or writable. Make sure the file's access
>| mode is 400 or 600. See section 4.15.4 Option files.
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