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Old 05-11-2005, 12:58 AM   #1
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mention in mysql doc " mysql_install_db does not overwrite any existing privilege tables"

If I want to remove privilege table where the path
and if I've already remove it ,Can I create a new one with
mysql_install_db command?


Where the mysql config file live in Fedora core3 ?
Sorry I know I should post this in Distribution forum
But I think it's common and every destro may be the same.
Old 05-11-2005, 01:33 AM   #2
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Technically you can install MySQL anywhere you like, but it is indeed fairly standard across distributions.

Why do you want to remove the privilege table manually? Why not issue a few REVOKE ALL PRIVILEGES commands in mysql ?

PS I believe that mysql_install_db does install/overwrite existing privileges tables.

Last edited by michaelsanford; 05-11-2005 at 01:36 AM.


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