>>>>> "DL" == David Loke <dihuei@stripped> writes:
DL> I am new to MySQL. Presently I am using a server with BSD/OS
DL> 4.0.1. Which is the most recommended way to install MySQL into
DL> this OS? Should I use binary distribution or source distribution?
DL> If binary, where can I find it so that I can download it? I've
DL> went to mysql website and had a look at the download
DL> section. There isnt any ftp link which is for BSD/OS 4.0.1
DL> . Please advice
I build from sources using the following configuration command:
./configure --prefix=/usr/local --localstatedir=/var/mysql
The --without-perl is because I build my perl modules separately from
mysql, and the --without-readline is because I have readline installed
in the system, and this lets it use my system-wide shared lib for
Works just fine for me for a couple of years this way.
Vivek Khera, Ph.D. Khera Communications, Inc.
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