[GE users] FW: installing JDBC for MySQL

shaas stefan.haas at sun.com
Fri Feb 20 13:59:57 GMT 2009

On 02/20/09 14:37, tamara wrote:
> hi
> I guess you use the package system provided by your operating system to
> install it, so after installation just find out where exactly is the jar
> file located, and for ARCo copy this driver to $SGE_ROOT/dbwriter/lib
> and $SGE_ROOT/reporting/WEB-INF/
> lib directories.
> i downloaded the package and extracted it but i don't know how to 
> install, i can't install it from package.tar.gz directly (double click 
> on the package will only open it) and when i extracted it i couldn't 
> find any istallation file
> so how can i possibly install it?
> i'm using Linux opensuse 11.1 and i downloaded the package from this 
> link: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/j/5.0.html
> regards,
> tamara
Hi Tamara,

AFAIK the rpm-package "mysql-connector-java" includes this connector (in 
the most cases it is better to use the software management system of 
your distro for installing software).
So, in case of SUSE do a "zypper in mysql-connector-java" or install it 
via yast sw_single.


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