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my mac is a powerPC. and I have tried both 64 bit and 32 bit version.

Both return me "bad CPU type in executable" when I try to do this /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql

I followed all the steps as specified in the mysql official website.

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All the versions on http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/ for Mac OSX are for x86 that is Intel computers.

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