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Re: mysql v4



On Fri, Mar 14, 2003 at 03:16:39PM +1100, Joyce, Matthew wrote:
> I am keen to move to a later version of Mysql.
> 
> I have a fairly unmessed-around Woody stable, can anyone guide me through
> the upgrade from mysql v3.23 to 4 ?

I'd just build mysql 4's source and install into /usr/local with the
'stow' package.  May I ask what mysql 4 offers over mysql 3?  Also, how
does it compare to Postgres?

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> research institute in Australia solely devoted to research into the causes,
> prevention and cure of childhood cancer. Our vision is to save the lives of
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While this is a worthy cause, it is annoyingly long signature.  If
you're unwilling/unable to remove it, could you at least prepend it with
a line containing only '-- ' (no quotes, obviously), so that people's
MUA's can filter/colour it?

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Rob Weir <rweir@ertius.org>				http://ertius.org/

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