Debian / Ubuntu Percona builds

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We had too many requests for deb builds of Percona releases so I could not ignore that and added scripts to build binaries on our Ubuntu 8.10 box. It’s going to be only 64bit releases (32bit is dead, isn’t it?), and I tested binaries on Debian Lenny system and it seems working fine.

So I prepared binaries for our Build13 (which I actually did not announce to not spam PlanetMySQL a lot, I will figure out another channel for announcements), and you can get it there https://www.percona.com/downloads/Percona-Server-5.0/LATEST/deb/, and your feedback is welcome!

As for changes for Build13 it contains InnoDB Data Dictionary restriction patch, which I mentioned before (https://www.percona.com/blog/2009/02/11/limiting-innodb-data-dictionary/).

Speaking of deb binaries I tried to keep it compatible with native deb binaries, but I had to make some changes:

1. There was strange configure parameters

which I was not sure how to interpret, so I removed any mentioning of embedded server as 5.0 actually is not supposed to work in embedded mode and our patches can’t be compiled in this case.

2. I removed NDB cluster engine from builds, we have not tested combination of our patches with NDB so I really do not know how it works together.


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Vadim Tkachenko

Vadim leads Percona's development group, which produces the Percona Server, Percona Server for MongoDB, Percona XtraDB Cluster and Percona XtraBackup. He is an expert in solid-state storage, and has helped many hardware and software providers succeed in the MySQL market.



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  • Woohoo! Looks like you guys busted out DEB packages for 5.1 with XtraDB too! You guys are awesome!

  • 32 bit dead? But, my difference engine only has two bits!

  • 32 bits not dead! Plz make .deb for 32bits people :>. Many “old” 32 bits SMP systems are use to evaluate percona mysql system and tools before use then in a brand new 64bits server. :>

  • I would add another request for 32bit build… some of us are still in the dark ages.

  • Hello

    I have some problem with your lovely debian build. When i try to start innodb, i receive these lines to error log, and innodb engine not working:
    090422 13:09:19 [ERROR] Plugin ‘InnoDB’ init function returned error.
    090422 13:09:19 [ERROR] Plugin ‘InnoDB’ registration as a STORAGE ENGINE failed.
    when i try to find ha_innodb.so (select * from mysql.plugin) i dont find.
    Can u help me?

    Best regards

  • Any chance we could get the src packages for those debs, for those of us who aren’t building on lenny or sid, and would like to rebuild them on etch?


  • I too would like Debian Etch debs.


  • Where i can get rpm package for Percona releases 32 bit.

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