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

Tue Mar 13 19:28:56 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Ilya Kazakevich wrote:
> Hello,
> I have server CentOS 5.7. It has mysql-community installed.
> I need to run perl-based tool (mysqlreport) and it requires perl-DBD-MySQL
> (not a surprise)
> When I am trying to install perl-DBD-MySQL via yum -- it says it requires
> libmysqlclient.*15 *and it conflicts with libmysqlclient.*16 *which was
> installed as a part of mysql-community.

Sounds like you've got conflicting repos enabled, like rpmforge vs. the
std. ones. You might have to reinstall mysql from a different repo - where
*was* it from?