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Old 05-23-2006, 08:19 AM   #1
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httpd -l and mysql -p at any command line prompt


I would like to be able to run the following command at any command line prompt

# httpd -l

instead of /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -l

# mysql -p

instead of /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql -p

There are some other commands for mysql like mysqladmin I would like to add.

I am aware of alias in the .bash_profile could be setup to do this, but I would really like it to be setup as it was when I had a default server install of CentOS 4.3

Old 05-23-2006, 09:58 AM   #2
Wim Sturkenboom
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Add the directories to your path.


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