mysql@5.6

Install command:
brew install mysql@5.6

Formerly known as: mysql56

Open source relational database management system

https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/

License: GPL-2.0-only

/api/formula-linux/mysql@5.6.json (JSON API)

Linux formula code on GitHub

Current versions:

stable 5.6.50
bottle 🍾 big_sur, catalina, mojave, high_sierra, x86_64_linux

Other versions:

mysql@5.7 5.7.32 Open source relational database management system

Keg-only

Depends on:

openssl@1.1 1.1.1h Cryptography and SSL/TLS Toolkit
libedit 20191231-3.1 BSD-style licensed readline alternative

Depends on when building from source:

cmake 3.19.1 Cross-platform make
A "/etc/my.cnf" from another install may interfere with a Homebrew-built
server starting up correctly.

MySQL is configured to only allow connections from localhost by default

To connect:
     mysql -uroot

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