Proper Way to Remove Mysql Tables

by chris85   Last Updated April 16, 2018 02:06 AM

I was going to ask why mysqldump was trying to write dropped tables but I found that answer from this question, How do you remove reported non existing tables from mysql?.

Removing the .frm files from my datadir has resolved the mysqldump issue of trying to dump non-existent tables. Now my question is how do I drop a table and have all references to it removed? I would have thought issuing the drop table would remove all associated files in the directory. I am using MyISAM so perhaps the issue is related to that.



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