Upgrading mysql 4.0 to 4.1

martin hudec corwin at aeternal.net
Thu Sep 22 00:51:57 PDT 2005


On Thu, Sep 22, 2005 at 09:40:32AM +0200 or thereabouts, Erik Norgaard wrote:
> mysql client 4.1 cannot connect to server 4.0 (and AFAIK, nor can client 4.0 connect to server 4.1) which justifies the existence of 
> separate ports.

  Actually mysql 4.1 client is able to connect to mysql 4.0 server. I
  migrated our production servers to 4.1, with some databases still left
  in few 4.0, and applications are able to communicate with both
  versions via mysql 4.1 client.

  [amber] ~> mysql --version
  mysql  Ver 14.7 Distrib 4.1.13, for portbld-freebsd5.4 (i386) using
  [amber] ~> 
  [amber] ~> 
  [amber] ~> 
  [amber] ~> mysql -u corwin -p -h 
  Enter password: 
  Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands end with ; or \g.
  Your MySQL connection id is 44001 to server version: 4.0.25

  Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer.

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