Setting lower_case_table_names in C++ embedded MySQL
Posted by: Dan Stuart
Date: June 16, 2010 02:02PM

Hi everyone,

I am currently writing a C++ application with the embedded API that reads and executes SQL statements out of a .sql file after some processing. I'm working on Linux, but the SQL scripts are written by an appliciation originally developed for Windows, and as a result the table names in the file are case-inconsistent. I know that the usual solution is to set lower_case_table_names=1, but I don't know how to go about this with the embedded server.

I'm having the embedded server read options out of the /etc/my.cnf config file, where I've got "lower_case_table_names=1" under both the [mysqld] and [mysql] groups, but this isn't working, and I can't pass the server command-line arguments either since it's being started inside an executable. Is there some option in one of the initialization functions that takes command-line-like arguments?

Passing "SET lower_case_table_names=1" also doesn't work.

I know that the real solution to this is to lowercase the entire script, but unfortunately it includes some filenames that also need to be in the correct case. How do I do this?

Thanks!

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