Add MYSQL Alias to mac terminal

-bash: mysql: command not found

If you get this error when trying to log into mysql, you probably are missing an alias.

You can setup an alias on mac by entering this command

alias mysql=/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql

Note that this will only persist during your current session. More likely than not, you will want to add it to your .profile file to make it persist across reboots.

You can edit the .profile with this command

        echo ‘alias mysql=/usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql’ >> ~/.profile


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spuder is a "super computer" support engineer by day, and tinkerer / hobbyist by night.

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