>>>>> "Bob" == Bob Kline <bkline@stripped> writes:
Bob> On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Michael Widenius wrote:
>> >>>>> "Emmanuel" == Emmanuel Planas
> <planas@stripped> writes:
Emmanuel> I am new to the list and the use of mySQL.
Emmanuel> I tried to install the free version for Win 32.
Emmanuel> Could you please help me with two questions:
Emmanuel> 1-In the help file, I am told about a "mysql-nt" executable, that I can
Emmanuel> not find in the package. Do you have an idea of where it is situated
Emmanuel> 2-when I try to install mySQL as a service with "mysqld --install" or
Emmanuel> "mysqld-opt --install", a window appears telling "Failed to install
Emmanuel> Service". Do you have an idea of why
Emmanuel> Emmanuel Planas.
>> I am sorry, but the shareware version didn't come with mysqld-nt; The
>> NT port (with includes services) was done in MySQL 3.22. The
>> shareware version is of version MySQL 3.21.
>> In other words; You have to run the mysqld-shareware version in a
>> window on nt.
Bob> Are you sure about that last point? Yes, the mysql-nt.exe file isn't
Bob> included, but I believe mysqld --install still works on NT (I've done it
Bob> successfully, though I had to go into the Control Panel to actually get
Bob> it started).
Bob> C:\mysql>net start | grep My
Bob> Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Bob> Your MySQL connection id is 46 to server version: 3.21.29a-gamma-debug
Bob> Type 'help' for help.
It looks like you are right: )
I did a check in the source to refresh my memory.
It seams that the -nt version just includes code to be able to handle
named pipes and doesn't have anything to do with services.
I stand corrected.
In other words, The shareware version can be installed as a service.