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From:Paul DuBois Date:May 18 2004 8:09pm
Subject:Re: Running more than one level of MySQL
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At 15:46 -0400 5/18/04, Robert A. Rosenberg wrote:
>I have a site that is being hosted by an ISP which is running 
>version 3.23.52. When I questioned why that downlevel version and 
>not a 4.0 version (such as 4.0.18 or the just released 4.0.20), I 
>was told "Unfortunately, when versions change on MySQL, they also 
>drop features and change security settings. This can cause many 
>problems system wide." Before I go further with my discussion and 
>renew my request for a 4.0 Database, I would like to know if it is 
>even possible to have more than one level active (and if so, what is 
>involved in the set-up).

It's perfectly possible.  I have dozens of versions installed, though not
all necessarily running at the same time. :-)

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/Multiple_servers.html

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Paul DuBois, MySQL Documentation Team
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
MySQL AB, www.mysql.com
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