installing packages

Tom Hukins tom at
Wed Jan 9 14:04:50 GMT 2002

On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 01:44:58PM -0000, annazaraah wrote:
> I've used /stand/sysintall to install the package mysql-client-3.23.42
> Then I started reading the mysql documentation on how to configure the mysql
> server, but after doing a locate "mysql", i can see that all the mysqld and
> safe_mysqld are still gzipped.

The problem is that the mysql-client package only contains the client
programs used by MySQL, but none of the server programs.

Install the mysql-server package instead, and you'll have everything
you'd expect available.


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