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Moving a MySQL installation?

On 4/13/07, Matt Shields <mattboston at> wrote:
> Actually, option 1 is the preferred way to move the data.  That the
> indexes do not have to be rebuilt.  Doing a dump and import it will
> have to rebuild.

Can you simply move 4.x /var/lib/ data to a 5.x installation and have
it work?  I was under the impression that this data would not be
suitable for a 5.x installation...
Kristian Hermansen

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