[arch-dev-public] MySQL 5.5

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Dec 22 02:49:37 EST 2010

On Tue, 2010-12-21 at 16:16 +0100, Andrea Scarpino wrote:
> 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.

It's not just mysql_upgrade. You'll need to have then new mysql running
first, but it won't start before upgrading. MySQL released documentation
about exact upgrade instructions for this, you'll need to run MySQL in
skip grant table mode once and perform mysql_upgrade with that.

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