[arch-dev-public] MySQL 5.5

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Wed Dec 22 01:19:48 EST 2010

On Tue, 21 Dec 2010 16:16:57 +0100, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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.
> Cheers
> [1] http://dev.archlinux.org/~andrea/pkgs/mysql/PKGBUILD
> [2] http://dev.archlinux.org/~andrea/pkgs/mysql/
> [3] http://dev.archlinux.org/~andrea/pkgs/mysql/svn.diff

Is there a reason you disabled "skip-networking"? Afaik mysql will
listen on all interfaces by default then which does not seem to be a
good idea. At least restrict it to localhost.

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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