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On a hard-hit database server which ofter suffers from maximum connections being saturated, mysqltuner.pl suggests me to set

wait_timeout (< 1)

I am wondering whether it would be wise to follow the suggestion and set the value to a fraction of 1 or even zero.

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Maybe you should read the manual first. It only accepts integer values starting from 1.

Not sure why mysqltuner.pl would recommend this - it's rather silly.

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