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  Apache Web-Serving With Mac OS X, Part 5
Subject:   Incorrect chown statement
Date:   2002-04-26 00:16:18
From:   clatko
The article states the following line should be used to change ownership of the var directory and its contents:


sudo chown -R mysql /usr/local/var/*


Doing this, I was not able to successfully get mysqld to run. I had to change ownership of the var directory itself as well before mysql would start properly. This did the trick:


sudo chown -R mysql /usr/local/var

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  • Morbus Iff photo Incorrect chown statement
    2002-04-26 04:44:03  Morbus Iff | O'Reilly Author [View]

    This should be fixed in the article text soon.