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mysql -u root -pworks fine.
mysql -u root --password=does not not, while mocking you with:
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES)
"commandName: wrong argument type"as the entirety of the error message which is significantly less helpful - "which argument", "what type should it be". Hell, I feel an issue coming up...!