Bug #62987 innodb_status_file is not documented
Submitted: 28 Oct 2011 0:57 Modified: 22 Feb 2012 19:01
Reporter: Dimitriy A Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Documentation Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:5.0, 5.1, 5.5 OS:Any
Assigned to: John Russell CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: documentation, innodb_status_file, innodb-status-file

[28 Oct 2011 0:57] Dimitriy A
innodb_status_file is not shown in documentation. I found the option in documentation as innodb-status-file. Normally options for "Command-Line Format" are listed with under scores, not dashes. Documentation for this option never mentions innodb_status_file.

How to repeat:
Look in documentation.

Suggested fix:
Update documentation to show innodb_status_file in "Command-Line Format" section for innodb-status-file option.
[28 Oct 2011 3:50] Valeriy Kravchuk
Indeed, http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.5/en/innodb-parameters.html#option_mysqld_innodb-status-... looks unusual.
[22 Feb 2012 19:01] John Russell
This is a somewhat unusual option. It doesn't have a corresponding system variable. It is listed with dashes in its name intentionally, similar to ignore-builtin-innodb. There was an incorrect entry in the table under the "InnoDB Command Options" section, suggesting there was a variable with dashes in the name. I've removed that line entirely, since there is no such variable (with either dashes or underscores).