1.2 Source Code

The source code repository for MySQL Utilities includes all of the utility code as well as the MySQL Utilities library and manual pages. It is available as an architecture independent distribution, in either Zip archive format (.zip file) or compressed tar archive format (.tar.gz file).

You can use this repository to install on any platform that has Python 2.6 installed. For example, you can use the .tar.gz version of the repository to install MySQL Utilities on OS X or Ubuntu.

After you download and unpack the repository distribution, open a terminal window and navigate to the directory containing the file. Then unpack the file and install MySQL Utilities using the setup.py script as shown below.

shell> unzip mysql-utilities-1.5.6.zip
shell> cd mysql-utilities-1.5.6
shell> python ./setup.py build
shell> sudo python ./setup.py install
Note

Using this repository requires that you have Connector/Python installed or install it separately. For additional information, see Section 1.1, “Prerequisites”.


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