MySQL cannot write slow logs to /dev/stderr

On this weekend’s adventure:

  • MySQL is running as a non-root user, under the name of mysql .
  • The Docker container is running Alpine, obviously, nay, righteously.
  • The usual steps taken to make sure non-root users can write to /dev/stderr and /dev/stdout seem to be failing pretty hard.
  • It snows in New York City for the first time in 2020, on the third week of January (totally related).
  • I write yet another Medium article with my future self as the main…