[mythtv-users] OT: Upgrade to Mysql 5.0

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Mon May 1 15:36:37 UTC 2006

R. G. Newbury wrote:
> I ma having a senior moment day I think.
> I want to upgrade to mysql 5.0 from 4.1. The installation instructions 
> which come with the (binary-version) tar, just talk about un-'tar'ring 
> the file in a chosen folder and then adding that folder to PATH.
> The existing installation has the executable mysql and mysqld(_safe) 
> files in /usr/bin, and the libraries in /usr/lib..
> There does not appear to be a particular folder containing all of the 
> program parts.
> Anyone out there been through this and have any understanding of what 
> should be done.
> Geoff
Sounds like your original installation was done using an RPM (or DEB) 
file. If so, I'd see if there are pre-packaged versions available.


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