> On (06/07/05 15:28), John Tobin didst pronounce:
> > Works like a charm. You can also use --defaults-file=/some/where if
> > using ~/.my.cnf would obstruct other operations.
> Another option is to put the password in a file (obviously with
> permissions set appropriately), and use mysqldump -p`cat filename`
>> Of course, using .my.cnf is the better way to go in this case. But said
> I'd post it for completeness sake :)
That's no better than mysqldump -pBLAH. It will still be visible
in ps awx for a short time.
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