MySql command prompt on Mac OSX

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MySql command prompt on Mac OSX

Postby Goofy » 21. January 2006 16:51

I'm using xampp for Mac OSX and I can't work out how to get the MySql command prompt up so I can view my database etc using the command prompt. Anyone got any tips?
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Postby capitalfellow » 20. April 2006 17:48

You need to add the mysql binary to your command path. There are two ways to do this. As a temporary fix:

mymachine:~ me$ PATH=$PATH:/Applications/xampp/xamppfiles/bin; \
export PATH

permanent fix:

mymachine:~ me$ cd
mymachine:~ me$ vi .bash_profile

# User specific environment and startup programs
# use xampp versions of PHP over OS X installed

export PATH
<save the file and quit>
mymachine:~ me$ source .bash_profile
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