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Warn that chown -R /usr/local may break mysql

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Bradley Grzesiak and Nick Karpenske authored and mxcl committed Oct 22, 2009
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@@ -163,6 +163,12 @@ Let this be the last sudo you do for quite some time:
sudo chown -R `whoami` /usr/local
+_NOTE_: Performing the above command *may* break some programs that are already
+installed in /usr/local. One specific example is mysql. Fixing mysql may be
+as simple as:
+ sudo chown -R mysql:mysql `brew --prefix`/mysql
But! I already have a bunch of junk in /usr/local
Homebrew can co-exist with any software already installed in its prefix.

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