Thanks for the links to the manual.
I still have a couple more specific questions...
Should I use a source or binary install?
Can I simply stop mysqld, then install over the current directory tree?
+From: Dan Nelson [mailto:dnelson@stripped]
+Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 4:04 PM
+Subject: Re: upgrading from MySQL 3.21.33 to MySQL 3.23.51
+In the last episode (Aug 13), Don said:
+> Due to some recent headaches I have decided to come out of the dark
+> ages and upgrade from MySQL 3.21.33 to MySQL 3.23.51. I was
+> wondering if anyone had any upgrade tips and/or precautions to
+> recommend before I start.
+Definitely read the mysql manual wrt upgrading:
+Lots of new reserved words. Lots of new features, too :) Make sure
+you upgrade from ISAM table format to MyISAM or InnoDB (use the
+ Dan Nelson