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Re: root user cannot change system variables?
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: January 15, 2022 01:05PM

> when I installed MySQL Workbench, there was nothing there.

I believe it's the MySQL installation, not the WB installation, that installs a sample my.cnf. You overwrote when you added the file you found?

But since you have the MySQL server working, you could make your own /etc/mysql/my.cnf, a plain text file that just says ...


... and you will need to add the argument ...


... to the MySQL startup command or service definition.

BTW, generic Linux cmd for finding my*.cnf might work on the Mac?

find . -type f -name "*.cnf"

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 01/15/2022 01:09PM by Peter Brawley.

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