Bug #12619 \! doesn't work on Windows
Submitted: 17 Aug 2005 9:37 Modified: 17 Aug 2005 12:16
Reporter: Victoria Reznichenko Email Updates:
Status: Verified Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Server: Command-line Clients Severity:S4 (Feature request)
Version:any OS:Microsoft Windows (Windows)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Triage: Triaged: D5 (Feature request)

[17 Aug 2005 9:37] Victoria Reznichenko
Description:
mysql> \! <shell_command>
doesn't work on Windows.

Yes, I know functions that are used for implementation this feature on Unix are not supported on Windows, but I guess it's possible to find a workaround and make this feature work on Windows too.

How to repeat:
run the following command via mysql command-line client on Windows:
\! hostname