[arch-dev-public] MySQL 5.5

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Tue Dec 21 19:33:20 EST 2010

On Tuesday 21 December 2010 16:16:57 Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> I am trying to update mysql to 5.5.8. It uses cmake now.
> I built and successfully installed it on my system. It seems to work, but I
> won't broke any Arch Linux system and I want to know the right procedure on
> how to proceed with this major update.
> Also, before I put the packages in [testing], I'd like if someone can take a
> look to them or try the new packages.
> PKGBUILD is here[1]; packages are here[2].
> A diff between my PKGBUILD and the current one is here[3].
> Remember that you need to run mysql_upgrade as root after the installation
> and with mysql running. I added a message to post_update() for this.
No reply. This goes in [testing] to get more feedback.

Andrea Scarpino
Arch Linux Developer

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