I want to upgrade to mysql 5.0 from 4.1. The installation instructions
which come with the (binary-version) tar, just talk about un-'tar'ring
the file in a chosen folder and then adding that folder to PATH.
The existing installation has the executable mysql and mysqld(_safe)
files in /usr/bin, and the libraries in /usr/lib..
There does not appear to be a particular folder containing all of the
Anyone out there been through this and have any understanding of what
should be done.