MySQL version for 6.0

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Sun Feb 5 15:06:27 PST 2006

On Sunday,  5 February 2006 at 22:00:13 +0100, Bjrn Knig wrote:
> je killen schrieb:
>> Greetings:
>> I'm looking to find out if there is a current version of MySQL specific
>> for v6 FreeBSD on AMD64. I don't see one
>> on the MySQL site and I don't know if I can successfully build it from
>> source on this machine.
>> thanks;
>> Jeff K
> You can use FreeBSD's software management to install mysql. After you
> have installed FreeBSD you can install MySQL easily:
>   pkg_add -r mysql41-server
> Alternativeyl you can choose mysql323-server, mysql40-server or
> mysql50-server.

The current version is, of course, mysql50-server.  Version 3.23 is
obsolete and is no longer being maintained.

I'd be interested to know why you recommend version 4.1 over 5.0.

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