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mysqld --initialize Should Also Use --no-defaults (Doc ID 2300452.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

To avoid any possible issues while  using mysqld --intiialize

 

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/data-directory-initialization-mysqld.html

( as of versions 5.7.6 + )

 

the --no-defaults option should be used.

It could be possible that , eg error-log or datadir variables be picked up from the default config file PATHs on systems where an existing mysqld is installed causing confusion for the admin.

 

Solution

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