Percona XtraBackup is free and open source backup tool for MySQL. Percona distributes XtraBackup via package repositories for RedHat and Debian.
Unfortunately there are no packages for Mac OS. In this post I will describe how to build XtraBackup for Mac OS.
To build and use XtraBackup on Mac OS you need to install some additional packages. I will use MacPorts to install the dependencies.
# port install cmake p5.16-dbd-mysql
Building XtraBackup for Mac OS
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