Please send contents of current mysqld file
localbusinesswebsites at earthlink.net
Thu Mar 10 09:56:29 PST 2011
Thanks for the info. I agree with your concluding diagnosis about possibly a rogue my.cnf somewhere. As I said, I have done my best to clean my system, but I will continue to do so.
On Mar 10, 2011, at 12:04 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
On Mar 9, 2011, at 12:54, David Gentry wrote:
> I did not mean to imply that the MacPorts file, mysqld, is corrupt. Somehow it is getting corrupted on my system, and I intend to find out how. I did not know that every system will treat mysqld differently. That is good to know. However, that information just adds to the mystery. My system is a bread and butter Mac OS X version 10.6.6.
Not *every* system. But it differs based on OS version and processor architecture, at least. So if I send you the mysqld generated on my 64-bit Intel machine running Snow Leopard, that won't work for you if your Snow Leopard machine only has a 32-bit processor. It probably also won't work if you're running Leopard or Tiger, or a PowerPC processor.
> The reason I asked for the file contents, such as a text file, is that if I get the executable file my system might mess it up.
mysqld is not a text file. It is a compiled executable program.
> I will continue to pursue other avenues to solve the mystery of why my system corrupts the MacPorts mysqld. As I have more information, I will pass it on to the email list. It might help someone.
I doubt your mysqld is corrupt.
Assuming you are following the wiki instructions correctly, and they are not working for you, I believe you have files on your system that are interfering with the normal way of setting up MacPorts MySQL. Perhaps a rogue my.cnf somewhere containing references to the files in /usr/local/mysql* that you already deleted.
David J. Gentry
Good Things -- Small Packages, LLC
dgentry at localbusinesswebsites.com
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