>>>>> "sinisa" == sinisa <sinisa@stripped> writes:
sinisa> Olafur Jakobsson writes:
>> I am about to install the commercial version over the shareware
>> version.of mySQL on winNT. Any caveats I need to know? Does the new
>> version preserve/include the /data/ directory so there will be no
>> downtime or must I do some export/import routine?
sinisa> There are no major caveats and your data will be preserved.
sinisa> But, do carry the ammendments in mysql database, which means two more
sinisa> tables and two more fields in user table.
sinisa> These changes are documented, so you have only to abide by the rules !
On windows, you should start by taking a copy of the tables in the
'mysql' database (default: C:\mysql\data\mysql). These are the only
files that may be overwritten (they shouldn't)!