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trying to run MySQL on Mac OS 10.4
trying to create password & path to database
oneofmany




msg:3073683
 4:00 pm on Sep 6, 2006 (gmt 0)

Please forgive my ignorance...I am painfully new to this...I've just downloaded and installed MySQL 5 from the MySQL site for Mac OS X.4 and get the following code in Terminal when I try to take the first baby steps to using MySQL; I'm not very comfortable in Darwin and hope to seek advice before proceeding or playing.

(my computer's name):~ root# /usr/local/mysql/support-files/mysql.server start
Starting MySQL SUCCESS!
(my computer's name):~ root# mysqladmin -u root password '(the password)'
bash: mysqladmin: command not found

THANK YOU for any assistance.

 

matc




msg:3083304
 6:30 pm on Sep 14, 2006 (gmt 0)

Hi,

This can be quite involved to get running but basicvally mysqladmin needs to be resolved first before you can use it.

A couple of ways of doing this could be:

1) involves setting up a .bash_profile or .profile file in your ~home directory containing an alias directive to the mysqladmin file, i.e. alias mysqladmin='/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysqladmin'.

2) involves setting up a symbolic link to the mysqladmin within the /bin/ directory so it is automatically loaded up when the system starts:
[scism.sbu.ac.uk...]

More information can be found here..:
[dev.mysql.com...]

let us know how you get on.

cheers, matc

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