Bug #69348 No my.cnf file can be found
Submitted: 30 May 2013 5:05 Modified: 31 May 2013 2:59
Reporter: Carlos Tous Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
None 
Category:MySQL Workbench: Administration Severity:S2 (Serious)
Version:5.2.47 OS:Mac OS X (Core i5 8Gb)
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any

[30 May 2013 5:05] Carlos Tous
Description:
Trying to create a new server instance, just download the new MySQL and Workbench, but got stuck at the "Test Settings" screen with the message:
Error: File /etc/my.cnf doesn't exist

Been searching the internet for answers , no luck so far...

How to repeat:
Just trying to create a new server instance on the workbench, all new installation, and the PC is new as well, the PKG information does no explain this issue...

Suggested fix:
Just to help on how do I create that fileā€¦ on the installation process was not created
[31 May 2013 1:57] Miguel Solorzano
Thank you for the bug report. On Mac isn't created the my.cnf file for the install process you need to create it. You can create it using the /usr/local/mysql/support-files/my-default.cnf as template for /etc/my.cnf.
[31 May 2013 2:59] Carlos Tous
Thanks for the answer, was difficult for me cause I am a newbie, but worked already...
Best regards...