>>>>> "Mark" == Mark Chesterfield <mark@stripped> writes:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Michael Widenius [mailto:monty@stripped]
>> >>>>> "Mark" == Mark Chesterfield <mark@stripped>
>> >> Description:
Mark> I'm trying to install mysql-3.22.26a for the first time and
Mark> have hit one or more problems. I run safe_mysqld and the daemons
Mark> seem to start ok, but programs such as mysqladmin fail very early
Mark> in the system routine getservbyname.
Mark> [details deleted]
>> One thing that is confusing is that the MySQL clients (like mysql)
>> aren't normally compiled with threads. Could you mail the line where
>> mysqld is linked so that we can check this?
>> The output from the following would give us this:
>> cd client
>> rm mysql
>> make mysql
Mark> /bin/sh ../libtool --mode=link
Mark> gcc -felide-constructors -fno-exceptions -fno-rtti -fno-implicit-templates
Mark> -DSAFEMALLOC -g -o mysql mysql.o readline.o sql_string.o
Mark> completion_hash.o ../readline/libreadline.a -lcurses -lgcc
Mark> libmysqlclient.la -lm -lbind
Mark> libtool: link: warning: this platform does not like uninstalled shared
Mark> libtool: link: `mysql' will be relinked during installation
Mark> gcc -felide-constructors -fno-exceptions -fno-rtti -fno-implicit-templates -
Mark> DSAFEMALLOC -g -o .libs/mysql mysql.o readline.o sql_string.o
Mark> ../readline/libreadline.a -lcurses -lgcc -L/usr/local/src/mysql-3.22.26a/cli
Mark> ent/.libs -lmysqlclient -lm -lbind -lm -lbind -L/usr/local/src/mysql-3.22.26
Mark> a/client/.libs -L/usr/local/lib/mysql
Mark> creating mysql
The above looks ok; I can't understand why AIX wants to use the
thread library in this case :(
Mark> I also have the full make log if that would be useful.
Lets first check if the removal of getservbyname() helps..
Mark> I did note that the getservbyname manual page has
>> this statement:
Mark> "Attention: Do not use the getservbyname subroutine in a
>> multithreaded environment."
>> Did they offer any solutions to this?
Mark> Here's an online version of the page for AIX4.3. I assume the AIX 4.2 would
Mark> be the same.
Mark> Another interesting point from the manual page is:
Mark> "All applications containing the getservbyname subroutine must be compiled
Mark> with _BSD set to a specific value. Acceptable values are 43 and 44. In
Mark> addition, all socket applications must include the BSD libbsd.a library."
Mark> I haven't found my way thru the code yet to check to see if _BSD is defined
Mark> correctly, but libbsd.a doesn't appear to be in the above link statemtent.
Mark> (unless its been prelinked somewhere)
You can fix this by doing:
CFLAGS=-D_BSD=44 CXXFLAGS=-D_BSD=44 --with-client-ldflags=-lbsd
>> Anyway, you can safely remove the getservbyname() code for AIX if you
>> want. Just add the following to include/global.h
>> #define getservbyname(A,B) 0
>> and recompile
Mark> I'll give that a try now.
Mark> Thanks for hearing my cry for help
Hope you get this to work!