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From:Paul DuBois Date:June 29 1999 3:01pm
Subject:Re: [PATCH] Enhancement for safe_mysqld / mysql.server (this time
_with_ the patch...)
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At 5:16 PM +0200 6/28/99, Henning P . Schmiedehausen wrote:
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>with the following patch applied before compiling, the "datadir"
>directive in the /etc/my.cnf file actually works. :-) I stumbled over
>this while testing MySQL 3.22.23b on RedHat Linux 5.2 and when I
>wanted to move the databases away from the "normal" directory onto
>/usr/local/mysql using this directive, the start and stop script no
>longer worked. With this patch it will work again.

Do you mean to say that without the patch you cannot specify the
datadir directive in the /etc/my.cnf file?   That does not make
sense to me.  The patch itself, while it may be useful, has very little
to do with /etc/my.cnf.

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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[PATCH] Enhancement for safe_mysqld / mysql.server (this time _with_ the patch...)Henning P . Schmiedehausen28 Jun
  • Re: [PATCH] Enhancement for safe_mysqld / mysql.server (this time_with_ the patch...)Paul DuBois29 Jun