Using MySQL in FreeBSD

Jez Hancock jez.hancock at
Mon Aug 4 18:07:41 PDT 2003

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 05:22:49PM -0700, Nelson Headley wrote:
> I have a binary file for an application and it is trying to use MySQL.
> When the program tries to run I get and error "can't find shared program
> I loaded FreeBDS 5.0 from a CD include in the book "The Complete Reference
> to FreeBSD"
> by McGraw-Hill/Osborne, written by Roderick W. Smith.
> I loaded the FreeBSD 4.0 files for compatibility for my application (a SIP
> Server program from
>  The program runs fine if I do not try to use MySQL.  What do I
> need to load to
> add the required programs.
cd /usr/ports/databases/mysql323-client && make clean install

should do the trick.

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