Link MAMP & mysql to mac os x terminal

August 13, 2010    mac os x mysql terminal and mysql

Last night I trawled the internet trying to find the answer to how to hook up my mac os x terminal to my mamp mysql using the > mysql command in the terminal.

For mac os x 10.5.6 Leapoard users this command worked just fine.

sudo ln -s /Applications/MAMP/Library/bin/mysql /usr/bin/mysql

I also noticed attempting to use the mysqldump command resulted in this error: "-bash: mysqldump: command not found"

To solve it cd into "/Applications/MAMP/Library/bin/" and run the same command and you'll have much better luck :)

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