Originally Posted by ggalan
im a newb : )
i have mysql 5.1.52
want to upgrade to 5.5 because of sql queries
also, i am on LAMP ec2 basic linux
If you want MySQL 5.5 then you are
Originally Posted by bigrigdriver
Are you trying to upgrade your mysql installation.
Your distro seems to me like Amazon EC2 cloud, which I searched on google, and it's running REDHat.
So you upgrade it from command line:
yum search-update mysql
and if succesful, then
yum update mysql
as root user.
But I believe that RedHat won't be choosing latest versions of packages, because of possible bugs etc.
so your upgrade is pointing to fail.