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From:Lenz Grimmer Date:May 27 2003 6:47am
Subject:Re: MySQL 4.0 Installation Problems
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Hi,

On Sat, 24 May 2003, Egor Egorov wrote:

> DAVID CLARK <dapclark@stripped> wrote:
> > OK, I messed up. I've been running MySQL 3.23, and I
> > wanted to upgrade to 4.0 so I could use the new
> > boolean functions. So I downloaded the 4.0 RPM, and
> > then tried to install it using -U. I received this
> > message:
> >
> > libmysqlclient.so.10 is needed by (installed)
> > perl-DBD-MySQL-2.1017-3
> > libmysqlclient.so.10 is needed by (installed)
> > php-mysql-4.2.2-8.0.7
> >
> > I already had these files in /usr/lib/mysql, so I
> > tried installing again using --nodeps. Now I can't
> > connect at all, and I've tried both --oldpackage ing
> > and -erase ing with no luck. What can I do to either
> > get 3.23 back and running or get 4.0 working?
>
> A dirty trick:
>
> 1. Do rpm --upgrade for MySQL-server, MySQL-client,
>    MySQL-devel but not for MySQL-shared.
> 2. Save /usr/lib/libmysqlclient.so.10* into somewhere
> 3. Do rpm --erase --force MySQL-shared
> 4. Do rpm --install MySQL-shared
> 5. Move saved files back to /usr/lib
> 6. Run ldconfig as root.
>
> In result, you will have the older v10 libs intact for various software.

Or you could simply use the newly added MySQL-shared-compat RPM, that
already includes both versions of the shared libs...

http://www.mysql.com/doc/en/Linux-RPM.html

Bye,
	LenZ
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