[mythtv-users] My MySql hell :-)

Damian Surr damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Mon Mar 12 18:29:39 UTC 2007

Peter Abplanalp wrote:
> > I assume I use:
> > sudo rm /var/lib/mysql/mysql/
> > to delete that directory?
> not quite:  'sudo rm -rf /var/lib/mysql'
> the -f tells rm not to ask questions when it deletes.  you could do 
> without this one but then rm is gonna ask you if you're sure you want 
> to delete everything.
> the -r tells rm that you want a recursive removal.
> as i said earlier, have a care when using these 2 flags, especially 
> when using wildcards.  you can delete more than you mean to.
> -- 
> Peter Abplanalp
Thanks again Peter, Much appreciated. I'll let you know how it goes.


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