At 15:58 -0600 3/15/03, Mike Blezien wrote:
>we will be upgrading our current MySQL version 3.23.40 to 3.23.55,
>compiled from source. We've always had good luck on our machine
>compiling from the source as opposed to using binaries.
>my question is, I was told, that using the
>"--enable-thread-safe-client" when compiling was a good idea. I was
>wondering, if infact this is recommended.
Depends. Are you going to be writing multi-threaded client programs?
If not, you don't need it.
When you were told that using this option was a good idea, what reason
were you given for using it?
>We are on a RH/Linux 6.2 We compile with the 2.91 gcc with no
>problems, with the last two sources we compiled.
>We use the following configuration when we compile:
>CCFLAGS="-O3" CXX=gcc CXXFLAGS="-O3 -felide-constructors
>-fno-exceptions -fno-rtti" \
>./configure --prefix=/var/lib --with-berkeley-db --without-docs
>--without-readline --enable-assembler --with-mysqld-ldflags=-all-static \
>--with-mysqld-user=mysql --with-low-memory --with-tcp-port=3306 \
>appreciate any input on using the ""--enable-thread-safe-client" or
>if it's really needed in our case.