[svlug] MySQL

Marco Walther marco at sonic.net
Thu Feb 24 17:26:30 PST 2011

On 02/24/2011 01:06 PM, Micah Cowan wrote:
> On 02/24/2011 01:00 PM, Amir Hejazi wrote:
>> Hi Micah,
>> Thanks for the quick response but the only pull down with a choice of "source code" and that's for platform(e.g. Linux) not for mysql, as you know I need source code of mysql.
> Don't be silly. The pulldown obviously doesn't mean that you're choosing
> the source code of "Linux". If you select the "source code" "Platform",
> the downloadable packages displayed are all source code packages,
> including both source RPMs and tarballs.
> Though I do find it interesting that all of these source packages are
> described as being for "Linux" (even the "Generic, arch independent
> one"). Where are the sources for "Solaris", etc?
I compile the generic tar on OpenSolaris and it works pretty well;-) OK, 
an earlier version, I need to do the update thing again.

-- Marco

> I assume the source
> packages may be lying, that they're really generic sources. But I don't
> know. Anyway, I'm assuming you want the sources _of_ mysql, _for_ Linux,
> in which case, that's what you get if you follow the simple step I
> indicated.

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