Please send contents of current mysqld file

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Wed Mar 9 14:29:54 PST 2011

On Mar 9, 2011, at 2:09 PM, David Gentry wrote:

> Rainer,
> I am responding to your message of today:
> On 03/09/2011 02:51 AM, David Gentry wrote:
>> My Mac appears to corrupt the mysqld file whenever I download mysql5
>> and mysql5-server from MacPorts.  I would very much like to see a
>> current copy of the contents of mysqld.  Maybe that way I can
>> determine what my Mac is doing to mysqld.  Could someone please send
>> me a copy of the contents of mysqld?
> What makes you think it is "corrupt"?
> What is the error message or behavior you are seeing?
> >The behavior I am seeing:
> I am following the MacPorts wiki, and I run either sudo -u mysql  
> mysql_install_db5 or sudo mysql_install_db5.  I get the same response:
> 	"FATAL ERROR: Could not find mysqld
> 	The following directories were searched:
>    	 	/usr/local/mysql-5.5.6-rc-osx10.6-x86_64/libexec
>     		/usr/local/mysql-5.5.6-rc-osx10.6-x86_64/sbin
>    		 /usr/local/mysql-5.5.6-rc-osx10.6-x86_64/bin


MacPorts does not support having anything in a directory named /usr/ 

Please reply with the output of the following comments.

$ echo $PATH
$ ls -la /usr/local
$ port contents mysql5

Bradley Giesbrecht
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