Bug #2363 Documentation says to use an option that doesn't exist for client charset
Submitted: 12 Jan 2004 13:14 Modified: 12 Jan 2004 18:15
Reporter: Harrison Fisk Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Documentation Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:5.0.0 OS:Linux (Linux)
Assigned to: Paul DuBois CPU Architecture:Any

[12 Jan 2004 13:14] Harrison Fisk
The page http://www.mysql.com/doc/en/Charset-connection.html says at the bottom to use the option --default-character-set-name while in reality the name of the option is --default-character-set.  Notice that there is no -name on it.

How to repeat:
Try to run the client with the above option from the documentation and you get:

[harry@corona harry]$ mysql
mysql: ERROR: unknown variable 'default-character-set-name=utf8'

Suggested fix:
Change the documentation to talk about the correct option, --default-character-set.
[12 Jan 2004 18:15] Paul DuBois
Thank you for your bug report. This issue has been addressed in the
documentation. The updated documentation will appear on our website
shortly, and will be included in the next release of the relevant

Additional info:

Fixed, thanks.