david at vizion2000.net
Wed Jan 13 16:38:42 UTC 2010
> On Wed, 13 Jan 2010 02:09:24 -0500 Robert Huff <roberthuff at rcn.com>
> > MySql-6.* is no longer in the ports tree. Things depend on it.
> > Is there information on what happened and what the alternatives are?
> I have MySQL-6 installed. I have several applications that depend on it.
> What would be the recommended method to replace it with the latest
> stable release of MySQL? I see that 'portupgrade' offers quite a few
> options. Would one of them work? I really do not want to have to rebuild
> all of my applications that depend on MySQL-6 if possible.
> Thank you!
One of the disadvantages of being an earlier adopter and not waiting for the
tribe to cross the canyon!!
MySQL-6 was a development version which was not ready for production servers.
Given the development issues I am not surprised it has been dropped for the
I think you may need to adapt any code that does not work on 5.5 to meet your
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