mysql warning: maximum includerecursion level was reached

  I install mysql on Linux and can login but I see a warning  and I am not sure how to resolve it.

Warning: skipping '!includedir /etc/mysql' directive as maximum includerecursion level was reached in file /etc/mysql/my.cnf at line 142

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line 142 in my.cnf is
!includedir /etc/mysql

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This occurs because the include command tries to include itself since your my.cnf is in the same directory as the include directory line.

Usually you should have something like :
!includedir /etc/mysql/conf.d

With specifig configuration files located into that conf.d directory

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