MySQL installation troubles ...

Andrew L. Gould algould at
Wed Apr 7 09:17:04 PDT 2004

On Wednesday 07 April 2004 03:00 pm, Mazen S. Alzogbi wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to install MySQL server & client from the packages
> collection with no success. Being a FreeBSD newbie I will need your
> help. Please check the following:
> mazenbsd# pkg_add -r mysql-server
> Fetching
>sq l-server.tgz... Done.
> Fetching
>D- mysql-2.1026_1.tgz... Done.
> pkg_add: could not find package mysql-client-4.0.15 !
> pkg_add: pkg_add of dependency 'p5-DBD-mysql-2.1026_1' failed!
> Fetching
>-c lient-4.1.0.tgz... Done.
> What I understood is p5-DBD-mysql-2.1026_1.tgz package depends on the
> mysql-client-4.0.15 package which cannot be found (how? why?) and
> instead the mysql-client-4.1.0.tgz package was installed. All in all the
> server installation failed.
> What should I do to fix this?

Try deleting the installed packages using pkg_delete; and then install the 
applications from the ports.

Best of luck,

Andrew Gould

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