MySQL query tool and Administrator

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Thu Feb 3 14:19:10 PST 2005

--On Thursday, February 03, 2005 01:17:49 PM -0800 Damian Sobieralski 
<dsobiera at> wrote:
>   I'm running FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE and I am looking for one of my
> favorite MySQL tools- mysql-query-tool.  I use this tool extensively on
> MS Windows and now that I am migrating over to my BSD workstation I'd
> like to continue using it (along with MySQL Administrator) as the other
> MySQL GUI tools seem rather lacking (IMO).
>  I notice that
>  ..has only Windows and Linux downloads.  So I was thinking- much like
> I did with Netbeans 4.0...could I run this in Linux compatability mode?
>  However, I am stuck where to go from here.  If I try to dowload the
> plain Linux binaries it says it cannot find libpopt (yet my FreeBSD
> install has it so I wonder if "Linux mode" needs this "installed" also
> but I have no clue how to do this).
Go to /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base/ and install the linux emulator port. 
Then you can install the query browser.  I've played with it a little.  It 
works OK but tends to core occasionally.

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member

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