Monterey 12.6: cannot chown to _mysql for mysql datadir
murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 15:06:14 UTC 2022
It was my mistake typing “+R”, which explains the error message.
Changing to chown -R instead did finally work once I saw what I had done.
Sorry for the trouble.
> On 15 Sep2022, at 12:29 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
> On Sep 13, 2022, at 14:36, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>> On 13 Sep2022, at 3:15 PM, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
>>> In the past, I’ve used the command
>>> chown +R _mysql:_mysql /Users/me/Databases/mysql/data
>>> as part of the steps to make a custom mysql datadir accessible to mysql.
>>> But since I just upgraded to Monterey 12.6, I’m getting the error message:
>>> chown: +R: illegal user name
>> Sorry for typo: what I tried was;
>> chown -R _mysql:_mysql /Users/me/Databases/mysql/data
> And the error message you got back from that was "chown: +R: illegal user name"?
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