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In Gentoo, what is the difference between mysql, mysql-community, and mysql compiled with --enable-community-features?

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What do the docs and/or MySQL web site say about it? – John Gardeniers Oct 28 '09 at 6:52
@John Gardeniers: I couldn't find anything relevant. Hence asking the question. – etheros Oct 29 '09 at 15:11
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This split just reflects MySQL's confusing naming. Check out their change history for 5.0 to see what happened.

The latest versions are all in "mysql" so unless you need a previous version, you'll just want to emerge mysql with the "community" flag.

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Cheers. Any ideas on what the community flag enables? – etheros Oct 29 '09 at 15:36

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