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MySQL Launchd Item For Mac OS X Tiger

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        (Originally posted at <a href="">Unquiet</a>)

I had to reinstall Mysql because it wasn’t one of the things I backed up before erasing my hard drive. Since I’m now running Mac OS X 10.4 “Tiger�, I decided to set it up to start when the system boots, but the system for creating startup items has changed slightly. So I saved the following xml in <strong>/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.mysql.Mysql.plist</strong>:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC 
         "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "">
    <plist version="1.0">
        <string>Mysql 4.1 Database Server</string>

Note that I'm using the official OSX distribution of MySQL... but with a few changes to match your database location, you can get this to work with other installs (fink, darwinports, etc).