mysql 5.0 on FreeBSD 5.3
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri Nov 25 02:46:41 GMT 2005
On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 06:09:32PM -0800, Ron wrote:
> >No, you can just compile it yourself using ports (although the ports
> >collection also doesn't support 5.3 any longer, most things will still
> >work). Using packages with pkg_add -r is an *alternative* to
> >compiling yourself using the ports system, and there's no point in
> >updating your ports collection if you're not going to use it.
> Is there a way to update to 5.4 that doesn't involve reinstalling?
> Everything I can find about it makes it seem like a very complex process.
> If someone can point me to some step-by-step docs, I would appreciate it.
> (Yes, I have looked all over the freebsd site, and I don't see anything
> that is plain and simple instructions).
It's explained in detail in the handbook.
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