Bug #68856 Windows MySQL service Aborting at startup (Error 1067)
Submitted: 3 Apr 2013 12:26 Modified: 13 May 2013 6:03
Reporter: Christophe Dupriez Email Updates:
Status: Can't repeat Impact on me:
Category:MySQL Server: Installing Severity:S1 (Critical)
Version:5.6.10 OS:Windows
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: 1067, Aborting, service

[3 Apr 2013 12:26] Christophe Dupriez
With a fresh MSI install, one can choose a directory for binaries and another for data. When the MySQL service is launched, it immediately aborts if the choosen directories contain valid backslash escapes. For instance E:\Test\soft\...
\s is recognised as an escape sequence and the directory name is therefore invalid

How to repeat:
Just install current MySQL MSI for Windows in a directory with path containing "\s" (or other) escape sequence

Suggested fix:
Replace "\" by "/" on Windows like what is already done with the LOGS directory
[3 Apr 2013 13:36] MySQL Verification Team
install failed

Attachment: service_failed.png (image/png, text), 185.29 KiB.

[3 Apr 2013 13:38] MySQL Verification Team
Thank you for the bug report.
[13 May 2013 6:03] Erlend Dahl
Not reproducible in 5.6.11.