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COMP_ERR(1)		     MySQL Database System		   COMP_ERR(1)

       comp_err - compile MySQL error message file

       comp_err [options]

       comp_err creates the errmsg.sys file that is used by mysqld to
       determine the error messages to display for different error codes.
       comp_err normally is run automatically when MySQL is built. It compiles
       the errmsg.sys file from the plaintext file located at
       sql/share/errmsg.txt in MySQL source distributions.

       comp_err also generates mysqld_error.h, mysqld_ername.h, and
       sql_state.h header files.

       For more information about how error messages are defined, see the
       MySQL Internals Manual.

       Invoke comp_err like this:

	  shell> comp_err [options]

       comp_err supports the options described in the following list.

       ·  --help, -?

	  Display a help message and exit.

       ·  --charset=path, -C path

	  The character set directory. The default is ../sql/share/charsets.

       ·  --debug=debug_options, -# debug_options

	  Write a debugging log. A typical debug_options string is
	  ´d:t:O,file_name'. The default is ´d:t:O,/tmp/comp_err.trace'.

       ·  --debug-info, -T

	  Print some debugging information when the program exits.

       ·  --header_file=file_name, -H file_name

	  The name of the error header file. The default is mysqld_error.h.

       ·  --in_file=file_name, -F file_name

	  The name of the input file. The default is ../sql/share/errmsg.txt.

       ·  --name_file=file_name, -N file_name

	  The name of the error name file. The default is mysqld_ername.h.

       ·  --out_dir=path, -D path

	  The name of the output base directory. The default is ../sql/share/.

       ·  --out_file=file_name, -O file_name

	  The name of the output file. The default is errmsg.sys.

       ·  --statefile=file_name, -S file_name

	  The name for the SQLSTATE header file. The default is sql_state.h.

       ·  --version, -V

	  Display version information and exit.

       Copyright 2007-2008 MySQL AB, 2009 Sun Microsystems, Inc.

       This documentation is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
       modify it only under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
       published by the Free Software Foundation; version 2 of the License.

       This documentation is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
       but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
       General Public License for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with the program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
       51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA or see

       For more information, please refer to the MySQL Reference Manual, which
       may already be installed locally and which is also available online at

       MySQL AB (

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