MySQL 3 needed but how?
johnl at iecc.com
Sat Mar 26 18:08:04 UTC 2011
In article <4D8E1E4A.5000609 at shopzeus.com> you write:
>I have an old backup from a MySQL data directory. It was created with
>MySQL version 3. If I install MySQL 4 then I get this message telling
>that the table was created with a different MySQL version.
You should be able to restore the individual database directories
under mysql 4 and use ALTER TABLE to upgrade the file formats. You'll
lose the user access stuff, but that's usually easy enough to
In MySQL, each database is self-describing. That is, for database
foo, the files in the foo/ directory are both the description of
the tables and the data in them.
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