Last updated on SEPTEMBER 03, 2017
Applies to:MySQL Server - Version 5.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
To avoid any possible issues while using mysqld --intiialize
( 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.
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