[MySQL] Is it possible to re-install clean without having to
remove php ?
ryandesign at macports.org
Tue Jun 26 04:50:56 PDT 2007
On Jun 26, 2007, at 01:45, Bill Hernandez wrote:
> Thanks to all those that offered suggestions and feedback on the
> MySQL problem I am having.
> I tried to remove MySQL in order to start over, in order to follow
> the instructions and the advice more closely, but MacPorts didn't
> like that idea very well unless I removed PHP, which rightfully so
> depends on MySQL.
> It appears that my install is messed up beyond repair, and would
> like to start over with MySQL, just remove it and re-install it...
> Is it possible to force it, or am I just looking for more trouble
> unless I remove PHP first ?
Sure, uninstalling just mysql5 is possible:
$ sudo port -f uninstall mysql5
Since PHP depends on mysql5, PHP will fail to run (will crash) until
you reinstall mysql5.
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