Linked by Andy Richter on Thu 11th Dec 2003 10:46 UTC
Red Hat When I volunteered to do this review I quickly realized that I was asked to review 'Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server' and not just 'Red Hat Linux'. Then panic set in. How different was this going to be from regular old Red Hat that I've used and relied on for years? Is this going to be a whole new Red Hat with a whole bunch of advanced features that I wouldn't be able to talk about either because I missed them or because I'm not qualified?
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mysql server rpm
by Erik on Sat 13th Dec 2003 14:02 UTC

I can confirm that RedHat Enterprise Linux Advanced Server does not contain the mysql-server package. This must be a review on one of the RedHat rebuilds, note the author states that he wishes he had binary rpm upgrades.

Having undertaken the rebuild process myself, I can also confirm that rebuilding from source does generate a mysql-server package.

This is going to suck for all the small time LAMP's (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) because they will have to generate their own mysql-server rpm and even with a support contract, they will have to support their own mysql-server.