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From:Graeme B. Davis Date:August 27 1999 2:35pm
Subject:Re: mysql linux installation problem
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RPMs are the devil! :)  They've been a big pain in my butt -- I just compile
everything mysql -- it's simpler IMHO.


----- Original Message -----
From: Matt Goodwin <mgoodw2@stripped>
To: <mysql@stripped>
Sent: Friday, August 27, 1999 10:05 AM
Subject: mysql linux installation problem

> i am trying to install mysql 3-22_25_1.  i have tried to install the rpm
> binary, as well as the rpm source.  when i try to install the rpm binary
> it says that group tcx does not exist, does not exist, user monty does
> not exist - using root.  it never installs.  it sometimes creates
> directories but they are empty.  i have tried to do all the different
> stable versions and they all give me the same error.  i have checked the
> contents of the rpm packet and it has the spec file, etc in it.  is
> there some prior setup i need to do before i do the rpm -i command?  if
> someone has run into this problem please let me know what i must do to
> get a valid installation.  i have also tried to build the source using
> the rebuild command i get an error (looks like the error message is in
> spanish) and it says build failed.  please help.  thanks.
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mysql linux installation problemMatt Goodwin27 Aug
  • Re: mysql linux installation problemGraeme B. Davis27 Aug