WL#13391: Enable the "system" mysql command line command for windows
Affects: Server-8.0 — Status: Complete
The MySQL command line has a "system" command that executes its arguments as a OS command and displays the result. This is a handy command. And it works well on linuxes. But it's disabled on windows apparently because the CRT was not supporting the necessary standard APIs and nobody cared to implement alternatives for these. Fast forward 10 years. Now the MSVC CRT supports all the necessary APIs, but the command is still disabled. And people do need it as evident from the frequent recurring updates in BUG#58680 Windows Clear Screen Command. This is a worklog to re-enable this command for windows.
FR1. system (\!) mysql command should be enabled just like on linux FR2. the system (\!) mysql command should be visible in the command help FR3. the system command will execute on the same stdin,out,err as the mysql command is executing.
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