>>>>> "Ed" == Ed Carp <erc@stripped> writes:
Ed> sasha@stripped (sasha@stripped) writes:
>> Am I correct in assuming that you work for HP and have connections? If yes, we
>> would be interested in cooperating with your developers to make MySQL work
>> better on different versions of HP-UX. At this time building it on HP-UX is a
>> big adventure, and I do often suggest to those you are trying to just get a
MySQL works quite decently on HPUX 10.x; It's known to compile on HPUX
11.0, but we haven't been able to do any real testing on it as we
don't have access to such a machine.
Ed> You ain't just'a whistling Dixie! I've ported stuff to HPUX before, and it
Ed> was one of the most painful platforms to port to - nothing, it seems, is standard
>> Linux machine before they spend too much time, as it is much more stable and
>> better-tested on Linux. Part of the problem is that we cannot justify the cost
>> of buying a multitude of HP-UX machines just to make MySQL run on them. However,
>> if you guys could give us access to several systems, and even better, have your
>> developers tell us about all the quirks of your thread libraries, compiler,
>> libc, etc, we could make HP-UX a much more attractive platform for running
Ed> It would be nice - HP makes a nice box, I just wish it wasn't so painful to
Ed> port to...
Things should be a bit better on HPUX 11.0 (at least for MySQL) as
there is now finally native threads..