[CentOS] MySQL 4.1 on Centos 5 ?

Thu Mar 13 16:18:15 UTC 2008
Mauriat M <mirandam at gmail.com>

On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Sebastian Schubert <ssc-lists at space.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-03-13 at 15:16 +0200, Sergej Kandyla wrote:
>  > I just want to use the latest stable  OS and software.
>  > Also, I already have installed server with centos 5.
>  >
>  > I don't choose operation system, please say me, how to right install
>  > mysql4.1 under centos 5 without compiling mysql from sources.
>  go to the mysql site and grab the binary distribution
>  http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/4.1.html#linux
>  > I don't want make my server dirty, so i'm asking the right way to do this.
>  the right way would be rolling your own rpm, in your own repository.
>  name the rpms something liky mysql41 and make sure that the rpm provides
>  "mysql" and all the other things that the original mysql package from
>  centos provides.

You could start with the Centos4 SRC.RPM for Mysql 4.1. It compiles
without issue in Centos5.
The only concerns that come to mind are the connectors to PHP, Python, Perl etc.
I'm not sure, but some of these may work without issue, but some may
need to recompile as well.