What you do when you're fed up with a script? Right, you write
You'll have to excuse me for the long shell script you'll find
here below, but I'm not going to bother putting it on some
It's a shell script which starts and stops the MySQL
server. Indeed, a replacement for the init.d script
found in the MySQL distributions. I'm using it personally on my
Macs and it's not supported in any way.
But why? Well, I'm playing with MySQL
Workbench, Server Administration. The MySQL init.d script
didn't work right away (oh, various reasons for that), so I used
mine. So I figured it might be useful for others and it's not
complicated or shocking-new-stuff.
If you want to use it, you'll have to edit the 2 variables at the
top. It's only …[Read more]