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From:Gerald Clark Date:November 5 2001 9:10pm
Subject:Re: MySQL-3.23.43 Installation Fails to Create Makefile
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You don't configure a binary distribution.
Those commands are for a source distribution.

Keith Attfield wrote:

> My installation of MySQL-3.23.43 from a binary on Red Hat Linux 6.2 
> (kernel 2.2.14-5.0) failed at the configure stage.  The "./configure 
> --prefix /usr/local/mysql" command did not create a makefile.   I am 
> installing on a Compaq P3 800MHz server with 128MB ram.
> 
> The configure process did not give any obvious error messages, and 
> ends saying "mysql daemon ended", yet it has not made a 
> "configure.log" file nor a "configure.cache" file.   When I run "make" 
> I get the message that there is no target or makefile.
> 
> I don't know if this is significant, but when I first ran configure I 
> did not have a mysql user nor group (I have not needed them for other 
> installs on earlier versions).  However, I created these and then ran 
> configure again with exactly the same problem.
> 
> Previously I installed MySQL-3.23.40 from a binary onto Red Hat 6.2 on 
> a different Intel machine without any problems.
> 
> Any help appreciated.
> 
> Regards:  Keith Attfield
> 
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MySQL-3.23.43 Installation Fails to Create MakefileKeith Attfield5 Nov
  • Re: MySQL-3.23.43 Installation Fails to Create MakefileGerald Clark5 Nov