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Re: Installation Docs for Various MariaDB Package Types


Hi Daniel,

I can do up the instructions for installing the RPMs.


On 6 May 2011 10:43, Daniel Bartholomew <dbart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Changing the subject and cc'ing the maria-docs list because this is
> a docs topic.
> On Thu, 5 May 2011 13:56:36 +0300
> Michael Widenius <monty@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Monty> Daniel, is it possible to for each binary on the
> Monty> http://downloads.askmonty.org/mariadb/5.2/ add a new link
> Monty> 'install instructions' (unique for each type of binary).
> Monty>
> Monty> I think that without this, windows user installing the .zip
> Monty> file or unix users installing tar files may have problems...
> Yes, we can add a link to the downloads page. We already have the
> ability to add a blurb or comment to individual files in the downloads
> system, but I want to reserve this ability for times when there's
> something out of the ordinary about a file that we need to make sure to
> point out. If we always have comments on each file in the download
> system, people might miss it when we have something important to say
> about a particular file. So instead of doing that, I'd like to add a new
> "Installation Instructions" or a similarly named column to the download
> list. I'll work with Bryan to get it added.
> We have instructions in the KB for most of the various file types. Here
> are the links to existing installation instructions:
> http://kb.askmonty.org/v/installing-mariadb-binary-tarballs
> http://kb.askmonty.org/v/installing-mariadb-deb-files
> http://kb.askmonty.org/v/installing-mariadb-msi-packages-on-windows
> http://kb.askmonty.org/v/compiling-mariadb-from-source
> Missing on the above list are instructions for installing RPMs and the
> Windows .zip packages. Any volunteers to write up some installation
> instructions for these?
> Thanks.
> --
> Daniel Bartholomew
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