why does mysql NOT come with mysql client?

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Mon Dec 3 15:05:56 PST 2012

On Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 05:42:03PM -0500, Brad Allison wrote:
> How come I can install mysql5 and yet it doesn't come with a mysql
> client?

It does.

> Brad-Allisons-Mac-Pro-2:~ ballison$ which mysql
> Brad-Allisons-Mac-Pro-2:~ ballison$

It's /opt/local/lib/mysql55/bin/mysql. Run
  sudo port select --set mysql mysql55
to get it symlinked to /opt/local/bin/mysql.

Clemens Lang

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