[CentOS] perl-DBD-MySQL, libmysqlclient.16 and 5.7 (FInal)

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 17:45:26 EDT 2012


On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 4:41 PM, Ilya Kazakevich
<kazakevichilya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks.
> My problem is stupid: person who installed MySQL on this server did not use
> yum repositories at all!
> I have "MySQL-shared-community-5.*1*.57-1.rhel5" installed (according to
> rpm -qa) while yum repositories have 5.*0*.95 (according to repoquery -i
> mysql) and it leads to inconsistency. I think 15 version of libmysqlclient
> is for 5.0 while 16 is for 5.1.
>
> I believe someone have asked IT person to install mysql 5.1. Person found
> that CentOS 5.7 repositories have no 5.1, so he installed it from external
> .rpm file (because he did not want to upgrade the whole system).
>

There have been a lot of security-related fixes since 5..1.

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   Les Mikesell
      lesmikesell at gmail.com


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