How to install mysql 5 on Solaris 8
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Question:I need to install mysql (version 5.0) on a Solaris box. It is Solaris 8 on a Sparc, 32 bit.
Answer:First you need to download the proper package:
You can find links to download on
Before you can install this package, you need to create a mysql user and a mysql group. I also needed to create some folders and give this new user mysql access to it.
See the script below: