[debian-mysql] mysql.server start script

Monty Taylor monty at inaugust.com
Thu Oct 18 01:12:45 UTC 2007

Debian provides its own version of the init script, which does not, as 
of right now support mysql instance manager. I'm working on merging the 
scripts, but I have not finished yet.

Jose Sebrosa wrote:
> Hi
> In order to start the mysql server with mysql instance manager
> (mysqlmanager), I am looking, in debian packages, for the mysql.server
> script, and I don't find it, or reference to it...
> Apparently the only way to start the mysql server in debian is with
> mysqld_safe.  Am I wrong?  This makes difficult to have several server
> instances...
> mysql.server is present in the mysql tarball (say, in
> mysql-5.0.45-linux-i686-icc-glibc23.tar.gz, at
> mysql-5.0.45-linux-i686-icc-glibc23/support-files/mysql.server).
> Why is mysql.server not present in the debian packages?  Security
> issues?  Am I missing something?
> Many thanks.
> Best regards,
> José Sebrosa
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