At 2:30 PM -0400 6/13/01, Dennis wrote:
>At 08:30 PM 06/12/2001, Philip Mak wrote:
>here are examples of variables that you could not deduce from using
>--help. the "socket" one,for example, was one that I asked about
>last week, when the consensus answer was to use a link to change
>this. Clearly the my.cnf route is a better choice.
Perhaps this will be considered nitpicking, but ...
1) socket isn't a variable. It's a parameter. Variable are those things
that are set with set-variable=varname=value.
2) my.cnf is not clearly a better choice. For programs that don't consult
option files, it won't work.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped