This section describes how to upgrade MySQL.
In the following discussion, MySQL commands that must be run
using a MySQL account with administrative privileges include
-u on the command line
to specify the MySQL
root user. Commands that
require a password for
root also include a
-p option. Because
followed by no option value, such commands prompt for the
password. Type the password when prompted and press Enter.
SQL statements can be executed using the
mysql command-line client (connect as
root to ensure that you have the necessary