Yeah, its just a shell script that acts as a wrapper around the mysql processes on debian
maybe others, I'm not sure)
You can read it at 'less /usr/bin/mysqld_safe'
On March 29, 2010 11:51:36 am Glyn Astill wrote:
> --- On Mon, 29/3/10, Brown, Charles <CBrown@stripped> wrote:
> > Hello All. when I issued this
> > command: ps -e | grep, I noticed that mysqld_safe was
> > up running in my system.
> > My question is: what is mysqld_safe and why was it
> > running. Please help.
> > [spbcb@naxbmisq03 ~]$ ps -e | grep -i mysql
> > 11989 ? 00:00:00 mysqld_safe
> > 12025 ? 13:28:39 mysqld
> My understanding is that mysqld_safe is the process used to start mysqld
> and handle any runtime errors, crashes etc.
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