If we wanted to run MySQL on a 64bit PPC Linux platform. We compiled it as follows:
CC=“gcc” CFLAGS="-O3 -mpowerpc -m64 -mcpu=powerpc" CXX=“gcc”
CXXFLAGS="-O3 -m64 -mpowerpc -mcpu=powerpc"
If you never compiled something on your Linux machine before maybe some necessary tools are missing: gmake autoconf automake libtool m4 bison Further very often there are some header files of standard libraries not installed: libreadline-dev libncurses5-dev If you install all those it should work...