I'm trying to install MySQL via SSH, following the forum instructions at:


but I'm getting stuck. If anybody could help me out, that would be great - I have a feeling it's something simple that I'm not doing right.

When I get to the part:

./configure  --prefix=$HOME/mysql

I get the following error:

-bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

I wasn't 100% sure on which version of MySQL to download with wget - if anybody could confirm this, that'd be a great help. The one I downloaded is ysql-5.5.8-linux2.6-ia64.tar.gz - is this the right one for Webfaction?

Any ideas/help most welcome!

asked 18 Dec '10, 06:15

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That error means you're probably in the wrong directory. Which directory are you running that command from?

(18 Dec '10, 06:19) David L ♦♦ David%20L's gravatar image

Thanks so much for the quick response.

Before doing that command I did:

cd mysql-5.5.8-linux2.6-ia64

so I should be running the command from the directory that MySQL extracted to

(18 Dec '10, 06:23) jamesrcross jamesrcross's gravatar image

Solved it now, thanks :)

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answered 18 Dec '10, 06:35

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How did you solve this issue? Was it because mysql 5.5.x now uses CMAKE?

(23 Mar '11, 12:59) sevenupcan sevenupcan's gravatar image
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