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Old 09-03-2003, 10:52 PM   #1
Travis86
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Trouble Installing mySQL. How hard could it be?


I'm trying to install mySQL on my PS2. I copied the .tar.gz to /usr/local/src, unpacked it, and now I want to configure and make it. Unfortunately, when I run ./configure", it says "configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one".

I have never compiled anything on my PS2 before, and I thought this problem might have something to do with the different architecture, but the part of ./configure that does run identifies the architecture properly.

I'm stumped.
 
Old 09-05-2003, 12:42 PM   #2
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Might have to root around in the config file (or hopefully README) to find out what exactly it's expecting. On some "weird" systems you sometimes have to tell it ./configure --normal-parameters-etc --build-type=/PS2 or something like that.
 
Old 09-17-2003, 02:13 PM   #3
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Someone suggested I should get the latest config.guess file, but that didn't help. It just gave me a whole bunch of "command not found" errors.

Having no luck with that, I put the old config.guess back and tried "./configure --build=mipsel-unknown-linux". This appeared to work (i.e. it ran all of the configure tests), but it got to the end and said:

configure: error: cannot guess build type; you must specify one
configure: error: could not configure INNODB

Did I not just specify a build type?!?

Also, you wouldn't happen to know about that INNODB error, too, would you?

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