This section helps you port MySQL to other operating systems. Do
check the list of currently supported operating systems first. See
http://www.mysql.com/support/supportedplatforms/database.html. If you have created a new
port of MySQL, please let us know so that we can list it here and
on our Web site (http://www.mysql.com/), recommending it to other
If you create a new port of MySQL, you are free to copy and distribute it under the GPL license, but it does not make you a copyright holder of MySQL.
A working POSIX thread library is needed for the server.
To build MySQL from source, your system must satisfy the tool requirements listed at Section 2.8, “Installing MySQL from Source”.
If you run into problems with a new port, you may have to do some debugging of MySQL! See Section 22.4.1, “Debugging a MySQL Server”.
Before you start debugging mysqld, first get
the test programs
mysys/thr_lock to work. This ensures that
your thread installation has even a remote chance to work!
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