[debian-mysql] Bug#672359: thanks

M. Dietrich mdt at emdete.de
Sat May 12 14:11:26 UTC 2012


On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 01:15:42PM +0100, Nicholas Bamber wrote:
> Okay so the following steps reproduce the issue.
> On machine A:
> 1.) install mysql-server
> 2.) Edit the bind-address field in /etc/mysql/my.cnf so that machine
> B can connect.
> 3.) Bounce the server.
> 4.) Set up a user that could be used from machine B.

this is the usual setup, right? a database backend with mysql is contacted

> On machine B:
> 1.) Make sure that no server is installed and no /etc/mysql/
> directory present
> 2.) Install mysql-client
> 3.) Try to connect to the MySQL server on A using the account
> created for that purpose.

also this is normal case: on a desktop pc i use mysql but remotely on the
server. sqlite is a database that comes with both and doesn't support remoting

> The solution should be to have a file like /etc/mysql/conf.d/.keepme
> in mysql-common.

i don't like those meaningless files that keep directories - isn't there a
better way to install a dir without files?


M. Dietrich

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