MySQL install troubles.

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Sat Feb 5 10:31:57 MST 2011

On Sat, 05 Feb 2011 10:05:01 -0700
Steve Meyers <steve-plug at> wrote:

> On 2/4/11 1:30 PM, Eric Jacobs wrote:
> > mysqld owns the executables under /usr/local/bin (mysql
> > stuff is the only stuff in there at the moment)
> This is a bad idea.  The executables should be owned by root.

Indeed. More specifically, they should be:

-rwxr-xr-x  1 root root


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