Yesterday I am trying to build Mysql-5.5.8 from source code and don't
know why I am failing at the last step.
I am able to successfully build Mysql 5.5.8 from its source code on CentOS
but when I issued the following command , it doesn't shows the mysql prompt, there is no
error in log file.
root@ws-test mysql-5.5.8]# bin/mysql -U mysql -p
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 2
Server version: 5.5.8 Source distribution
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affiliates. All rights reserved. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation
and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their
Some guided to use gdb or memtester but I find this error occurs due to \n compatibility
in *my.cnf* file
I researched a lot about this error and find that this error occurs due to wrong access to
My OS :- CentOS release 5.4 (Final)
Kernel :- Linux ws-test 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 SMP Thu Sep 3 03:28:30 EDT 2009 x86_64 x86_64
gcc :- gcc (GCC) 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-46)
Mysql :- 5.5.8
I have my.cnf in following directories :-
[root@ws-test mysql-5.5.8]# find /opt/mysql-5.5.8 -name my.cnf
Don't know what to do. Please help.
Or I am going to install through rpm which is the easiest way. But which is best for our
Thanks & Regards