Comment 4 for bug 1343722

MikeG (mikegriffin) wrote :

This seems to be fixed as of 2.2.6:

Percona XtraBackup now reads server options from SHOW VARIABLES rather than my.cnf configuration file

In testing, the backup rightfully fails with the following error:

[ERROR] ! innobackupex: Error: option 'datadir' has different values:
[ERROR] ! '/stage/mysqlstage/data' in defaults file
[ERROR] ! '/live/mysqllive/data/' in SHOW VARIABLES