mysql_setpermission is a Perl script that was originally written
and contributed by Luuk de Boer. It interactively sets
permissions in the MariaDB grant tables. mysql_setpermission is
written in Perl and requires that the DBI and DBD::MariaDB Perl
modules be installed.
Invoke mysql_setpermission like this:
shell> mysql_setpermission [options]options should be either --help to display the help message, or
options that indicate how to connect to the MariaDB server. The
account used when you connect determines which permissions you
have when attempting to modify existing permissions in the grant
mysql_setpermission also reads options from the [client] and
[perl] groups in the .my.cnf file in your home directory, if the
mysql_setpermission supports the following options:
Display a help message and exit.
Connect to the MariaDB server on the given host.
The password to use when connecting to the server. Note that
the password value is not optional for this option, unlike
for other MariaDB programs.
Specifying a password on the command line should be
considered insecure. You can use an option file to avoid
giving the password on the command line.
The TCP/IP port number to use for the connection.
For connections to localhost, the Unix socket file to use.
The MariaDB user name to use when connecting to the server.
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