Alexander Sendzimir alex at
Thu May 29 21:20:50 PDT 2003

Assuming you are installing from ports, you can install MySQL so that 
it leaves the current installation untouched. Check the Makefile for 
the exact variable name. As others have pointed out, it would be a 
great idea to initiate a backup first just in case.


On Thursday, May 29, 2003, at 08:40  PM, Olivier Nicole wrote:

> I want to remove my mysql installation and re-install from scratch. 
> Now the
> problem. I have 6 active databases. How can i make sure that i dont 
> loose
> those. And that when i have re-installed, that they work immediatilly 
> ??

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