2.4.5. Using the Bundled MySQL on Mac OS X Server

If you are running Mac OS X Server, a version of MySQL should already be installed. The following table shows the versions of MySQL that ship with Mac OS X Server versions.

Table 2.7. MySQL Versions Preinstalled with Mac OS X Server

Mac OS X Server Version MySQL Version
10.2-10.2.2 3.23.51
10.2.3-10.2.6 3.23.53
10.3 4.0.14
10.3.2 4.0.16
10.4.0 4.1.10a
10.5.0 5.0.45
10.6.0 5.0.82

The following table shows the installation layout of MySQL on Mac OS X Server.

Table 2.8. MySQL Directory Layout for Preinstalled MySQL Installations on Mac OS XServer

Directory Contents of Directory
/usr/bin Client programs
/var/mysql Log files, databases
/usr/libexec The mysqld server
/usr/share/man Unix manual pages
/usr/share/mysql/mysql-test MySQL test suite
/usr/share/mysql Miscellaneous support files, including error messages, character set files, sample configuration files, SQL for databaseinstallation
/var/mysql/mysql.sock Location of the MySQL Unix socket

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