mysql 5.0 on FreeBSD 5.3

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Nov 25 02:46:41 GMT 2005

On Thu, Nov 24, 2005 at 06:09:32PM -0800, Ron wrote:
> >No, you can just compile it yourself using ports (although the ports
> >collection also doesn't support 5.3 any longer, most things will still
> >work).  Using packages with pkg_add -r is an *alternative* to
> >compiling yourself using the ports system, and there's no point in
> >updating your ports collection if you're not going to use it.
> Is there a way to update to 5.4 that doesn't involve reinstalling?  
> Everything I can find about it makes it seem like a very complex process.  
> If someone can point me to some step-by-step docs, I would appreciate it.  
> (Yes, I have looked all over the freebsd site, and I don't see anything 
> that is plain and simple instructions).

It's explained in detail in the handbook.

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