Hi guys! have any of you tried to install MySQL 5.6 on Rocky linux 8.5? I wonder if it can be done withou manually compiling…
Isn’t that rather old? Could you port your database to versions that Rocky has (mysql-8.0, mariadb-10.3, or mariadb-10.5)?
My experience is that my Hibernate version isnt compatible with MySQL 8. So instead of 5.6, I installed 5.7 using the bundle packages. Then use DNF install to install the packages in one command.
I will then go into testing in the next month to see if this is reliable. You could probably install 5.6 the same way if you can find package bundles.
I Appreciate for taking your time to help! this tip just did the job! Regards