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django / django / db / backends / mysql_old / client.py

from django.conf import settings
import os

def runshell():
    args = ['']
    args += ["--user=%s" % settings.DATABASE_USER]
    if settings.DATABASE_PASSWORD:
        args += ["--password=%s" % settings.DATABASE_PASSWORD]
    if settings.DATABASE_HOST:
        args += ["--host=%s" % settings.DATABASE_HOST]
    if settings.DATABASE_PORT:
        args += ["--port=%s" % settings.DATABASE_PORT]
    args += [settings.DATABASE_NAME]
    os.execvp('mysql', args)