[arch-dev-public] MySQL 5.5

Ángel Velásquez angvp at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 4 15:08:35 EST 2011

2011/2/4 Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Ionuț Bîru <ibiru at archlinux.org> wrote:
>> On 02/04/2011 08:41 PM, Ángel Velásquez wrote:
>>> Talking with Andrea on irc he told to us (Ionut, me and the rest who
>>> were present) that he would like to wait until 5.5.9 is out.
>>> AFAIK 5.5.9 haven't setted a release day yet, so can we move this and
>>> then wait for the 5.5.9?, I think doing this rebuild and wait for
>>> 5.5.9 without know if it will be released on two months or so is too
>>> much, if somebody know when will be the release date please tell us
>>> and can we planify then, but now mysql rebuild is stucked on
>>> [testing].
>>> I vote for move this to [extra] I can take the responsability if it's
>>> needed to check bugs of mysql package until Andrea is back from exams
>> does this update needs some manually steps that have to be done?
>> does a simply pacman -Syu && /etc/rc.d/mysql restart do the job?
> I believe running mysql-upgrade is recommended after the restart as well.
> -Dan

As Dan's pointed just need a pacman -Syu && mysql-upgrade &&
/etc/rc.d/mysql restart , I've tried on two machines on production,
and my workstation for weeks and it's working just fine,

Maybe we can write a news about it (because some people usersread
.install messages :P)

Angel Velásquez
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