[CentOS] upgrading Mysql 5.0.95

Sun Mar 19 15:06:32 UTC 2017
Mark Weaver <mweaver at compinfosystems.com>

On 03/19/2017 10:43 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 10:24:27AM -0400, Mark Weaver wrote:
>> On 03/19/2017 10:00 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
>> >On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 08:32:38AM -0400, Mark Weaver wrote:
>> >>I'm getting things ready to upgrade my aging installation of MySQL
>> >>5.0.95 on my CentOS 5 LAMP server. With the impending EOL date of 3.31
>> >>fast approaching my sense of doom and urgency is increasing.
>> >
>> >It isn't clear to me, but are you migrating away from CentOS 5 as part
>> >of this MySQL update?
>> >
>> Heavens no... I love my CentOS 5 server. I going to try and keep it around
>> as long as possible. I've got another machine in the rack that I've got
>> CentOS 7 installed on, but there are differences in that OS and the items
>> running on it that I don't like at all. SELinux comes to mind...
>> No, I definitely have plans on running CentOS5 for while long. Mostly
>> because there's an issue with one of the web apps I'm running on my C5
>> server that is having problems running correctly on C7. I haven't figured
>> out why yet.
> I figured that since you mentioned the EOL date of 3.31, you
> understood that meant no new updates for CentOS 5. No more support
> for CentOS 5. That means you'd be putting in all this work to migrate
> mysql on a platform that isn't supported anymore. Why bother updating
> mysql then? Its going to be living on an unsupported platform anyway,
> with no bug fixes or security patches.

I think I explained that above... There are issues with one of my main 
web applications on my CentOS 7 box that are taking a lot more time 
resolving then was anticipated, so I'd like to upgrade MySQL on the 
CentOS 5 server while I'm working things out.

Guess I'll stumble through this as well...