[CentOS] Upgrading MySQL from 4.1 to 5

Tue Apr 15 23:33:04 UTC 2008
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Tito Valentin wrote:
> If I am going to run "rpm -Uvh" then why would I need to remove the 
> current mysql server?  If I remove the current mysql, shouldn't I run 
> "rpm -ivh" instead?

If a package isn't already installed -U does the same as -i.  In most 
cases you can use -U without bothering to check if one is already 
installed or not.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com