At 09:29, 19990819, Deniz Demir wrote:
>I have compiled the source of MySQL by following command:
>Everything looks good so far but what shall I do after that?
You shall run the mysql_install_db script, which initializes the
You shall put a copy of mysql.server into /etc/init.d and link to
it from /etc/rc.d/??? (I don't have Linux, but link to it from the
normal spot for startup scripts).
You shall try running the script by hand, to get the db running:
# sh /etc/init.d/mysql.server start
You shall test out mysql:
$ mysql -uroot test
mysql> select version(), user(), database();
You shall change the root password:
$ mysqladmin -u root password 'Pa$sw0Rd'
You shall read through the manual thoroughly. You shall try out the
tutorial in chapter 8. You shall start coding your own projects in
no time at all.