I use a statement
set global general_log = 'ON' to enable the general_log on my computer.
After I restart or shutdown it, I have to run the statement again.
How can I config MySQL write general log without to run the statement again and again?
Add this to my.ini
If you have a specfic place for the log, such as C:\mysql_general.log
It's one of those. I haven't done mysql in Windows in a while.
Then restart mysql
Give it a Try !!!
Prior to MySQL 5.6, you can use log.
In MySQL 5.6, log is deprecated. Use general-log instead.
UPDATE 2011-12-09 22:18 EDT
If you do not have my.ini defined, then you must define one.
To keep things simple, just create my.ini in the folder where my-huge.ini, my-large.ini, my-medium.ini, and my-small.ini appear. Just open up notepad on my.ini in that folder.
Then add the lines I mentioned before:
UPDATE 2011-12-09 22:26 EDT
In the worst case, try putting my.ini in C:\