Which MySQL version best to use and with/without linux threads?

Emanuel Strobl Emanuel.strobl at gmx.net
Tue Oct 4 17:27:10 PDT 2005

Am Mittwoch, 5. Oktober 2005 02:17 CEST schrieb Peter Wemm:
> On Friday 30 September 2005 06:22 am, Olaf Greve wrote:
> > Then, I'm currently configuring a second beast, eehhhh, server. :)
> > Being an AMD-64 19" server, running FreeBSD 5.4-Release AMD64. On it,
> > I instinctively installed the latest MySQL 4.0.x version (being
> > 4.0.26) and it works flawlessly with the data from my current
> > production machine.
> The only problem is that linuxthreads doesn't exist on FreeBSD/amd64.
> You have to use one of the native thread libraries.
> Your choices on 5.4 are not that great.  I'd suggest libthr on 6.0 as
> the closest match to linuxthreads, but I don't recall if it is
> available on 5.4.  I have a feeling it isn't.  I have a feeling your
> choices are libc_r or libpthread (kse).  libpthread should smoke libc_r

Smoke of brakes or smoke of the engine?

> for disk IO performance in general.  But modern libthr (on 6.0+) should
> give it a serious run for its money.

Please! Not all readers are native enlish speaking, it sounds nice but it 
doesn't help clarifying anything. I guess libthr is the favourite choice 
but I only guess since I never heard of smoking thread libraries nor of 
"run for money". I'm suffering from the list's english enough, please 
don't use phrases... :)

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