John Jacques wrote:
> Hello, I'm running slackware 4.0 on a pentium.
> I first tried the binary i686, but even thought it seem to install
> succesfully, I could not get the mysqld running and could not find where
> it put the files.
> So, I tried the source and it installed everything wherever it wanted
> too and I spent an hour makeing links to this and that and copying files
> around. A real mess.
> I just removed all the files and links and am ready to start over again.
> How do I tell it to install in the default directories that are defined
> in the user manual?
> John Jacques
Try configure --with-prefix=/usr/local/mysql