MySQL 8.0 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 8.0

2.8.2 Source Installation Prerequisites

Installation of MySQL from source requires several development tools. Some of these tools are needed no matter whether you use a standard source distribution or a development source tree. Other tool requirements depend on which installation method you use.

To install MySQL from source, the following system requirements must be satisfied, regardless of installation method:

To install MySQL from a standard source distribution, one of the following tools is required to unpack the distribution file:

To install MySQL from a development source tree, the following additional tools are required:


If you have to install any programs, modify your PATH environment variable to include any directories in which the programs are located. See Section 6.2.9, “Setting Environment Variables”.

If you run into problems and need to file a bug report, please use the instructions in Section 1.5, “How to Report Bugs or Problems”.