>>>>> "Wim" == Wim Kerkhoff <wim@stripped> writes:
Wim> On 23-Sep-99 sasha@stripped wrote:
>> Wim Kerkhoff wrote:
>>> As the subject suggests, mysql (and xmysqladmin) is sefaulting on me. I
>>> installed the latest versions from Debian, and mysqld seems to be running.
>>> haven't touched the default configuration at all, and xmysql seems to work
>>> (I can see the tables and table field descriptors for the mysql table). I
>>> postgresql installed, but want to get mysql running for various reasons.
>> Have you tried a statically linked mysql client? My rule is that when in
Wim> Ok, I just tried mysql-3.22.26a-pc-linux-gnu-i686, but that didn't work either.
Wim> Anything else I can try before I attempt installing from source?
Did the above also dump a core at the same place?
I haven't seen this error before; Please try a source distribution
and report back if it works/doesn't work. I can't see any reason why
mysqld should die in free_defaults() !