why does mysql NOT come with mysql client?

Clemens Lang cal at macports.org
Mon Dec 3 16:29:51 PST 2012

On Mon, Dec 03, 2012 at 03:57:38PM -0800, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
> True, if you install mysql55.

Oh, thanks for noticing, I didn't catch there was only one "5" in the
original message.

It's similar for mysql5, though:
 - it installs /opt/local/lib/mysql5/bin/mysql and
 - symlinks that to /opt/local/bin/mysql5.

So running mysql5 should give you a mysql client.

Clemens Lang

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