mysql install problems.

Derrick MacPherson dmacpher at
Mon Mar 6 21:37:25 UTC 2006

Derrick MacPherson wrote:

> Trying to upgrade mysql from 40 to 50 on a 5.4 system. The client will 
> update, but when I go to update the server, I get the following error. 
> I was able to use pkg_add get 5.0.2 installed so at least it's 
> functioning. I've tried to reinstall 40, and then deinstall, but it 
> doesn't seem to help. What can I do?
> ===>  mysql-server-5.0.18_1 cannot install: the port wants 
> mysql50-client and you try to install mysql40-client..
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/ports/databases/mysql50-server.
> pkg_info |grep sql
> bsdpan-DBD-mysql-2.9008 DBD::mysql - MySQL driver for the Perl5 
> Database Interface
> courier-authlib-mysql-0.57 MySQL support for the Courier 
> authentication library
> exim-mysql-4.60     High performance MTA for Unix systems on the Internet
> mysql-client-5.0.18_1 Multithreaded SQL database (client)
> mysql-server-5.0.2  Multithreaded SQL database (server)
> php4-mysql-4.4.1_3  The mysql shared extension for php
> proftpd-mysql-1.2.10_1 Highly configurable ftp daemon with MySQL support

I have done more digging and haven't gotten too far ahead. I did see 
someone had a similar problem a few weeks ago, but there was no posted 
solution. Anyone got some insight?

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