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From:Michael Widenius Date:September 18 1999 12:01am
Subject:Changes needed to install mysql in a directory besides /usr/local
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>>>>> "Alvin" == Alvin D Rezel <adrezel@stripped>
> writes:

>> Description:
Alvin> 	What are the changes required to install mysql if you do not have root
Alvin> access and have no permissions for /usr/local and you simply want to install
Alvin> mysql in a directory in your home account (IE I'm a student using my
Alvin> school's account and want to install it for a term project)
>> How-To-Repeat:
Alvin>   run this script without root access & no permissions to /usr/locaL
Alvin>   ./scripts/mysql_install_dB

Hi!

You don't need to be root to run mysql_install_db or start mysqld.

What happens if you do:

scripts/mysql_install_db
./bin/safe_mysqld &
./bin/mysqladmin ver

Regards,
Monty
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Changes needed to install mysql in a directory besides /usr/localAlvin D Rezel17 Sep
  • Changes needed to install mysql in a directory besides /usr/localMichael Widenius18 Sep
    • Re: Changes needed to install mysql in a directory besides/usr/localPaul DuBois18 Sep