[ILUG] Re: RedHat 7.1 & MySQL- Starting MySQL
vincent at cunniffe.net
Mon Sep 17 11:02:23 IST 2001
Niall O Broin wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 11:11:36AM +0000, Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
>>I install from source, so I'm not familiar with the RPM layout.
> MySQL is not something I like installing from source much, because at any
> given moment it seems to come with some caveats vis a vis linking against
> some version or other of libc, or the threads library, or whatever. There are
> usually RPMs of the latest stable versions available from the web site. Of
> course if you must have the bleeding edge version, just be sure to read the
> release notes carefully.
I've been installing MySQL versions from source for over a year now,
on multiple servers, and never run up against linking issues at all...
What sort of problems have you seen?
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