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This is far from deeply technical but little things that should be simple but aren’t annoy me. I found that MySQL Sandbox
--prompt_body don’t “just work.” I wanted the prompt to be
mysql \v> . So I tried:
make_sandbox_from_source /mysql/src/mysql-4.0.30 single --prompt_body=' \v> '
sh: -c: line 0: syntax error near unexpected token `newline'
sh: -c: line 0: `make_sandbox /mysql/src/mysql-4.0.30/4.0.30 --prompt_body= \v> '
Maybe my shell knowledge is more terrible than I realize so I verified that ‘
\v> ‘ does not need special escaping:
echo ' \v> '
Ok, so clearly it’s the fault of
make_sandbox_from_source. I tried and tried to do this on the command line but failed. I decided to try
That didn’t work either; it created the prompt
'mysql4.0.30>. The leading space for
prompt_body is ignored and there’s an errant apostrophe at the start. The final working version is:
You can’t see it but there’s a trailing space after “mysql” for the
prompt_prefix which is not ignored (unlike leading space for the