Why Are Two Pid Files Created When Starting MySQL Using mysqld_safe?
Last updated on MARCH 15, 2016
Applies to:MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Learn why starting MySQL 5.7 and later by executing mysqld_safe creates two pid files:
- one for mysqld in the location specified by the pid_file option for mysqld (the data directory by default)
- one for mysqld_safe in the data directory
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