[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #12112: Error in http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MySQL_Time_Zone_Tables
tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Apr 8 19:57:15 UTC 2014
On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 3:19 PM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
> On 08/04/14 09:09 AM, Tom Lichti wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 7:30 AM, <noreply at mythtv.org
>> While what you show will work, so would:
>> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql /usr/share/zoneinfo | mysql -u root
>> -p"<yourpassword>" mysql
>> mysql_tzinfo_to_sql /usr/share/zoneinfo | mysql -u root -p mysql
>> which would prompt for the password (although I think that method is
>> being deprecated?). Like Perl, there is more than one way to do it.
> I don;t why that last method should be deprecated. When doing it that way,
> the password is not shown in clear text on the screen.
> Not much of deal breaker for most of us, but something to remember in many
> different scenarios.
Sorry, maybe deprecated is the wrong word. I think the option name may have
changed from '-p', I can't remember, and I don't have a mysql server handy
right now to test it with. I vaguely recall using the '-p' option and it
said something about it being vague, but still allowing me to use it. I'm
sure someone who actually knows will post at some point...
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