John Dangler jdangler at atlantic.net
Fri Mar 23 22:53:54 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-03-23 at 18:34 -0400, Jeffrey F. Bloss wrote:
> John Dangler wrote:
> > I know that dbDesigner4 is being taken over by mySQL as workbench, but
> > workbench is god-awful to get working on Ubuntu.  Has anyone gotten
> > dbDesigner4 working in Edgy?  I'd really like to know, since I need a
> > tool to produce ERD's and reverse engineer a mySQL db, and dbd4 seems to
> > be the only one around that is truly open source right now...
> There's this...
> http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=125911
> There's another "Debian howto" linked from that page. It may or may not
> be relevant. In my case I got DBD4 to fire up at least, after installing
> two dependencies... libstdc++2.10-glibc2.2 and libxft1. That's on an up
> to date Edgy box with quite a bit of extra development stuff installed.
> I could not connect to either of my two MySQL5 servers though, or even
> keep it from core dumping when opening one of its "examples". That's
> under either libmysqlclient15. or libmysqlclient14. I gave up rather
> than trying to install libmysqlclient12 or 10 which are both in the
> Universe repo if memory serves, so you may have better results if
> you're willing to go that extra mile and fix up the libmysqlclient.so
> symlink in ./Liblinux to point to one of those versions.
> Best of luck. ;)

So, what tool are you using?

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