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Re: Upgrading MySQL 5.7 to 8.x on Windows Datadir path ignored
Posted by: Peter Brawley
Date: April 30, 2020 12:12PM

Do not set datadir in the Windows program files folder hierarchy!

In upgrades from 5.7 to 8.0 (https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/8.0/en/upgrading.html) the best and often only reliable method is install into a new datadir and import a dump from the previous datadir.

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