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From:Mihail Manolov Date:March 9 2009 7:51pm
Subject:Re: Upgrading
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I would strongly suggest logging all your 4.0 queries for at least 24  
hours and then running them on your new 5.x server to avoid any  
surprises such as incompatible queries for example.

Good luck!

Mihail

On Mar 9, 2009, at 1:42 PM, Matthew Stuart wrote:

> Hi all, I am on... wait for it... version 4.0.25 and I want to  
> upgrade to MySQL 5.x
>
> Is there anything special I should do in order to upgrade? Do I need  
> to uninstall v4 or can I just download the most current version and  
> double click to upgrade? I am not particularly hardcore mysql  
> minded, and quite honestly, if it ain't broke don't fix it is a good  
> mantra of mine... but I need to move on now as I have received an  
> sql file that is v5 compatible but not v4 compatible.
>
mysql@stripped
>
> Once I have it up and running I'll be fine, it's just that I am  
> nervous about upgrading and consequently breaking it, and at that  
> point, I'll be struggling to put it right.
>
> Any advice on how I can best do this / best practices etc will be  
> very much appreciated.
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Mat
>
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UpgradingMatthew Stuart9 Mar
  • Re: UpgradingAndy Shellam9 Mar
  • Re: UpgradingMihail Manolov9 Mar
    • Re: UpgradingWm Mussatto9 Mar