[mythtv-users] OT: Upgrade to Mysql 5.0
R. G. Newbury
newbury at mandamus.org
Wed May 3 23:07:43 UTC 2006
Douglas Wagner wrote:
> Sorry for the "off topic" reply here folks...
> RPMs are typically created for RedHat and RedHat equivalent (mandrake,
> etc) systems. Redhat decided a LONG long time ago (in a galaxy very
> near here) that single directories with a bunch of programs in it (which
> is typically what happened with slackware's tar.gz method) seperated by
> program (so 100000000 different ./bin directories) wasn't supportable
> then or in the future.
> p.s. Glad you got the RPM --force thing to work :) Myth seems to run
> JUST FINE on a MySQL 5.x installation, my FC5 setup seems to be humming
> along like a top now *knocks on wood*.
Thanks for the historical overview. It explains a lot of things. And
actually most of the tarball installs have ./configure set up to use the
same structure; you just set or accept the prefix.
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