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Old 05-20-2009, 04:44 AM   #1
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starting mysql server using perl script

hi all....

I want to know how to start mysql server using perl script....
can anyone help me please....
Old 05-20-2009, 06:32 AM   #2
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You can do a


system(q[/etc/init.d/mysql stop]);


use backticks
my $status = `/etc/init.d/mysql stop`;

check for status to know if the stopping is successful or not


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