[mythtv-users] Setting up a new backend from scratch
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Thu Nov 22 11:34:35 UTC 2012
Thomas Boehm wrote:
> > The should no space between the -p and the mysql password. There must be
>> a space after the -u user bit. And it is clearly confusing to use the
>> generic name of the *database* as the password.
>The last argument in the mysql command is the name of the database you
>want to log in. If no password is given after -p (without space as you
>rightly pointed out), it will prompt for it.
It's probably less confusion (to novice users) to use the long form :
mysql --user=username -password=userpassword --database=databasename ...
More typing but more likely to be understood first time - as the user
gets more confident, they can switch to short options if they wish.
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