mysql can't finf shared library

Mark admin at
Sun Nov 16 16:21:10 PST 2003

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gary Kline" <kline at>
To: "FreeBSD Mailing List" <freebsd-questions at>
Sent: Monday, November 17, 2003 1:07 AM
Subject: mysql can't finf shared library

> After upgrading to the latest mysql323-client and reinstalling
> my root password, here is what happens:
> mysqladmin -u root password 'fooobar1234'
> /usr/libexec/ Shared object "" not found
> root at tao:/etc# locate libmysql
> /usr/local/lib/mysql/libmysqlclient.a
> /usr/local/lib/mysql/
> /usr/local/lib/mysql/
> Anybody know what's going on here?  Is this a known bug?

I am sure it is not the official method, but when I had this happening too,
I made the following symlink:

/usr/local/lib/ -> mysql/

And that solved it for me.

- Mark

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