Installing MySQL on a MacBook

For some reason my old MacBook didn’t have MySQL installed.

Here’s the install process:

1. Brew did not work ‘cos it wasn’t installed

brew install mysql
-bash: brew: command not found

http://madebyhoundstooth.com/blog/install-mysql-on-mountain-lion-with-homebrew/

2. So, I went to install brew

ruby -e “$(curl -fsSkL raw.github.com/mxcl/homebrew/go)”
curl: (1) Protocol https not supported or disabled in libcurl

http://www.bigfastblog.com/homebrew-intro-to-the-mac-os-x-package-installer

3. So, I went to install curl with SSL

http://www.bigfastblog.com/homebrew-intro-to-the-mac-os-x-package-installer

—>  Computing dependencies for curl
—>  Verifying checksum(s) for curl-ca-bundle
Error: Checksum (md5) mismatch for certdata-1.57.txt
Error: Checksum (sha1) mismatch for certdata-1.57.txt
Error: Checksum (rmd160) mismatch for certdata-1.57.txt
Error: Target org.macports.checksum returned: Unable to verify file checksums
Error: The following dependencies failed to build: curl-ca-bundle
Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
Before reporting a bug, first run the command again with the -d flag to get complete output.

4. So I updated port with

sudo port selfupdate

https://trac.macports.org/ticket/25929

This was successful but recommended this:

The ports tree has been updated. To upgrade your installed ports, you should run
port upgrade outdated

5. So, back to:

 

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