Comments - MariaDB refuses to stay confined to install directory

9 years, 3 months ago Elena Stepanova
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You are using command-line options for mysqld_safe in a wrong order here:

$ bin/mysqld_safe --basedir=/home/user/web/servers/mariadb --defaults-file=/home/user/web/servers/mariadb/my.cnf

defaults-file should be the very first option on the command line (see the documentation). The way you put it now, mysqld_safe simply ignores the defaults file and tries to use the socket location specified in one of the cnf files in default locations. Try to do it this way instead:

$ bin/mysqld_safe --defaults-file=/home/user/web/servers/mariadb/my.cnf --basedir=/home/user/web/servers/mariadb
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