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From:Gerald Clark Date:April 9 2001 1:14pm
Subject:Re: mysql-3.23.32-1.7.i386.rpm
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The RPM on the CD has problems.
Go to RedHat or MySQL and get a new one.

"Harry C. Marotto Jr." wrote:
> 
> I'm trying to set up a database system for the first time.  I installed
> mysql-3.23.32-1.7.i386.rpm
> on my RedHat Linux version 7.0, but it doesn't seem to have set up correctly.  Is
> anyone familiar
> with how to proceed from the point of installing this RPM to getting the server
> configured and the
> daemon started, so as to be able to start the tutorial on the test DB?
> 
> In the documentation located here:
> http://www.mysql.com/doc/P/o/Post-installation.html, the post
> install instructions don't seem to work.
> 
> /usr/bin/mysql_install_db gives the following message:
> "Didn't find /usr/libexec/mysqld
> You should do a 'make install' before executing this script."
> 
> Also, I believe I need to be executing the ./mysql_config with some set of arguments
> according to
> this section of the documentation: 
> http://www.mysql.com/doc/c/o/configure_options.html
> 
> "If you want to compile statically linked programs (for example, to make a binary
> distribution, to
> get more speed, or to work around problems with some RedHat Linux distributions), run
> configure
> like this:
> 
>        shell> ./configure --with-client-ldflags=-all-static \
>                   --with-mysqld-ldflags=-all-static  "
> 
> This document is far too generalized for me to know exactly what to do.  I've tried
> bouncing a few
> things around, but have not been able to move forward.  Fortunately, I haven't messed
> up my
> system, yet!
> 
> Lost in the Ozone, HARry
> 
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mysql-3.23.32-1.7.i386.rpmHarry C. Marotto Jr.7 Apr
Re: mysql-3.23.32-1.7.i386.rpmGerald Clark9 Apr