Today's MySQL Suckage
abw at wardley.org
Fri Jan 23 09:52:27 GMT 2009
I have a file which defines a MySQL database schema. It looks a bit
This table defines users of the
system who are Buffy fans.
CREATE TABLE buffy_fans (
I feed it in thusly:
$ mysql < my_db_schema.sql
And it says:
usage: who [-abdHlmpqrstTu] [am I] [file]
It's interpreting the line "system who are Buffy fans." as a shell command,
even though it's inside a comment.
Yes, I know. It serves me right for using a database made of cheese.
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