I want to install a specific old version of MySQL, but I also want to keep my ‘current’ MySQL from APT.
I’ve downloaded the
.deb file for the old version from the MySQL archive. My understanding is that I can install it with the following:
sudo apt install ./mysql-5.6.10-debian6.0-x86_64.deb
I understand that this will expose the
mysql client command by placing it into
/usr/bin or similar, and expose the
mysql server service by adding
However, my ‘current’ MySQL client/server is there already, and I don’t want to lose it.
How can I install this package such that the shell command and service have different names? E.g. in this case