Yum FC4 RPM to UPGRADE FC3 MySQL
chris at chrisgrau.com
Fri Jul 8 02:39:37 UTC 2005
On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 06:10:44PM -0500, lonnie at outstep.com wrote:
[fixing top posting]
> On Thu, July 7, 2005 20:05, Chris Grau said:
> > On Thu, Jul 07, 2005 at 05:44:06PM -0500, lonnie at outstep.com wrote:
> >> Greetings All,
> >> I have FC3 with MySQL 3.23 and really need to upgrade to MySQL 4.x
> >> After trying to upgrade with the FC4 MySQM 4.x rpm's I found out
> >> that there are a lot of dependencies. Being afraid of missing
> >> something I am wondering if there is some way to use yum to get the
> >> rpm for the MySQL 4.x from the FC4 branch?
> >> perhaps someone already has the MySQL 4.x rpm's that will install
> >> on FC3 then I would really like to get them from you.
> >> Any help would be greatly appreciated,
> > You should be able to rebuild the FC4 source RPM for FC3. I was
> > able to do this for RHL9 without any trouble, so I imagine it would
> > go pretty smoothly for FC3.
> Could you please tell me the general process for rebuilding the MySQL
> src RPM files for my FC3?
$ wget http://<mirror of your choice>/mysql-4.1.11-2.src.rpm
$ rpmbuild -bb mysql-4.1.11-2.src.rpm
However, you'd probably want to set up your own local build root:
Alternatively, you could do as others have suggested and just use the
RPM packages from MySQL. Personally, I chose the rebuild option because
the install was more Fedora-ized.
More information about the users