At 9:07 AM -0700 5/30/1999, Bob Bowker wrote:
>With apologies up front for what is probably something really simple I'm
>overlooking ... I'm trying to install MySQL from source (for the first time
>- I've always used rpm before).
> Linux RH 5.2
> Apache 1.3.6, PHP3.07 (both from source)
>The file unzips and untars fine, but in the mysql_(version) subdir, there's
>no configure script ... nor in any subdirs under that. Do I have a bad
>download ...? Or is there something basic I'm just not groking on this one?
You're not trying to install from source, you've grabbed a precompiled
binary distribution. Source distributions don't have any platform
into in the name. You want just mysql-3.xx.yy.tar.gz, where 3.xx.yy is
the version number.
Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
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