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xtrabackup_55 on CentOS 5.10 Final

sfunkhosfunkho EntrantCurrent User Role Beginner
I can't seem to get 'yum install percona-xtrabackup' to install the 5.5 and 5.6 xtrabackup binaries. I've upgrade MySQL to 5.5.34 via the remi repository, and need xtrabackup_55 to create/restore backups. Does anyone have any suggestions for properly installing these?


  • mirfanmirfan Database Administrator Inactive User Role Beginner
  • sfunkhosfunkho Entrant Current User Role Beginner
    Sorry, I should have been more explicit. I have installed xtrabackup via the yum repo, but it only results in one binary which states it's based on MySQL server 5.6.17 where I have 5.5.34 installed. The documentation specifically states to use the _55 version for MySQL 5.5, but that binary isn't being installed via yum.

    Here's a list of the xtrabackup binaries installed by yum
    # ls -l /usr/bin/ | grep xtraback
    -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 13015296 Jun 12 03:06 xtrabackup

    Here's the version details of the binary
    # xtrabackup -v
    xtrabackup version 2.2.3 based on MySQL server 5.6.17 Linux (x86_64) (revision id: )

    The question is how does one get the xtrabackup_55 binary installed?
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