Updating a MySQL installation

The following presumes your MySQL installation is running on Linux, but the general concepts apply to any operating system. …

Let your distribution's package manager install updated MySQL packages unless you have reason to install them manually.

Once installed, as root run mysql_upgrade –password=PWD, naturally supplying your database password. Inspect the output for errors.

man mysql_upgrade


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