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From:Egor Egorov Date:September 24 2004 9:19am
Subject:Re: Upgrading MySQL. Caveats or Cautions anyone?
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Tim Johnson <tim@stripped> wrote:

The simpliest way: 

Download and install MySQL Official Binary RPMs from www.mysql.com.
They will install on your server and run fine. 

You'd also want to install the shared-compat RPM in case you have
something compiled with older libmysqlclient. 

The link to read carefully: 
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/mysql/en/Upgrading-from-3.23.html

> Hello:
>    Am currently using Ver 11.18 Distrib 3.23.58
> on Linux 2.4.20-20.9. (RH 9.0).
> 
> I'd like to upgrade to the current version. I would
> like to know if there are any cautions to observe,
> or any prepartory steps to take.
> 
> If I look at the following URL:
> http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/4.0.html
> 
> I see some things that confuse me a bit:
> I see this label:
> 
> Linux (x86, glibc-2.2, static, gcc)
> ## Well, I've got glibc-2.3
> 
> And I see this label:
> Linux (x86, glibc-2.3, dynamic, Intel C++ Compiler)
> ## Well, glibc-2.3 looks good, *but* I don't have
> ## the Intel C++ Compiler. Just gcc (GCC) 3.2.2
> 
> Comments and pointers to docs would be appreciated.
> 
> Thanks much
> tim





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Upgrading MySQL. Caveats or Cautions anyone?Tim Johnson18 Sep
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