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From:Paul DuBois Date:March 15 2003 11:08pm
Subject:Re: Compile from source
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At 15:58 -0600 3/15/03, Mike Blezien wrote:
>Hello all,
>we will be upgrading our current MySQL version 3.23.40 to 3.23.55, 
>compiled from source. We've always had good luck on our machine 
>compiling from the source as opposed to using binaries.
>my question is, I was told, that using the 
>"--enable-thread-safe-client" when compiling was a good idea. I was 
>wondering, if infact this is recommended.

Depends.  Are you going to be writing multi-threaded client programs?
If not, you don't need it.

When you were told that using this option was a good idea, what reason
were you given for using it?

>We are on a RH/Linux 6.2  We compile with the 2.91 gcc with no 
>problems, with the last two sources we compiled.
>We use the following configuration when we compile:
>CCFLAGS="-O3" CXX=gcc CXXFLAGS="-O3 -felide-constructors 
>-fno-exceptions -fno-rtti" \
>./configure --prefix=/var/lib --with-berkeley-db --without-docs 
>--without-bench \
>--without-readline --enable-assembler --with-mysqld-ldflags=-all-static \
>--with-mysqld-user=mysql --with-low-memory --with-tcp-port=3306 \
>--with-unix-socket=/tmp/mysql.sock --localstatedir=/var/lib/mysql
>appreciate any input on using the ""--enable-thread-safe-client" or 
>if it's really needed in our case.
>TIA ;)

Paul DuBois
sql, query
Compile from sourceMike Blezien15 Mar
  • Re: Compile from sourcePaul DuBois16 Mar