positions the mysql slave at a specific master position

slave start; SELECT MASTER_POS_WAIT('master.000088','8145654'); slave stop;
say you want to reinitialize the slave database without resetting the master positions. You stop the slave, dump the master database with --master-data=2 then execute the command on the slave and wait for it to stop at the exact position of the dump. reinit the slave db and start the slave. enjoy.

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By: slim
2009-03-26 14:11:43

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