php locate : /private/etc/php.ini
my.cnf : /etc/my.cnf
mysql socket : /tmp/mysql.sock
helper link
mysql helper link
mac lion webserver :
uninstall mysql on mac
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This was a life saver!
sudo rm /usr/local/mysql
sudo rm -rf /usr/local/mysql*
sudo rm -rf /Library/StartupItems/MySQLCOM
sudo rm -rf /Library/PreferencePanes/My*
edit /etc/hostconfig and remove the line MYSQLCOM=-YES-
sudo rm -rf /Library/Receipts/mysql*
sudo rm -rf /Library/Receipts/MySQL*
sudo rm -rf /var/db/receipts/com.mysql.*
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setting root password
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#mysql -uroot -p
mysql> use mysql
Database changed
mysql>update user set password=password('new_password') where user='root';
Query OK, 2 rows affected (0.00 sec)
Rows matched: 2 Changed: 2 Warnings: 0
mysql>flush privileges;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)
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