A set of basic questions about mysql
raramayo at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 13:49:42 PDT 2012
But when one does want to run a mysql server versus a non-server?
And why do other MacPorts ports are installing MySQL ports that do not
work with the port select mechanism? Why use those ports at all?
On Sat, Aug 4, 2012 at 3:37 PM, Clemens Lang <cal at macports.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 04, 2012 at 03:32:30PM -0500, Rodolfo Aramayo wrote:
>> mysql5 @5.1.63 (databases)
>> mysql5-devel @5.5.2-m2 (databases)
>> mysql5-server @5.1.63 (databases)
>> mysql5-server-devel @5.5.2-m2 (databases)
> Those were before somebody created versioned ports (i.e. the other
> four). They are probably older and don't work with the port select
>> mysql51 @5.1.63 (databases)
>> mysql51-server @5.1.63 (databases)
>> mysql55 @5.5.25 (databases)
>> mysql55-server @5.5.25 (databases)
>> ocaml-mysql @1.0.4 (databases, devel, ml)
> ocaml-mysql provides MySQL bindings for the OCaml language.
>> I understand the difference between mysql5 @5.1.63 and mysql5-devel @5.5.2-m2
>> What is the difference between mysql5 @5.1.63 and mysql5-server @5.1.63?
> The non-server ports install all binaries required by mysql. The -server
> ports install a startup item (i.e., a launchd plist) and create a few
> directories only needed when running the mysql server.
> Clemens Lang
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