Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Compiling #mysql #workbench 5.1.x on #ubuntu #debian #Linux

At this time 5.1.19 is available on download link 

wget -O mysql-workbench-gpl-5.1.19-src.tar.gz

tar -zxvf mysql-workbench-oss-5.1.19.tar.gz
cd mysql-workbench-oss-5.1.19/
sudo apt-get install libzip-dev libsigc++-2.0-dev libglade2-dev libgtkmm-2.4-dev
libgnome2-dev uuid-dev lua5.1 liblua5.1-0-dev libpcre3-dev

make -j2
sudo make install


andresf said...

Additionally there are some required libraries:


Hobson said...

Don't forget to apply the patches for Ubuntu 11.10, but only if you're installing the latest MWB 5.2.35 (not 5.1.19). After downloading and extracting the mysql workbench source code, before building (make) do the following:

cd ~/src
wget -O mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.35-src/mwb_5.2.35_on_ubuntu_oneiric_11.10.patch
cd mysql-workbench-gpl-5.2.35-src
patch --verbose -p0 < mwb_5.2.35_on_ubuntu_oneiric_11.10.patch

For more info see:
- bug report:
- mysql WB blog:
- my blog:

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