[debian-mysql] Bug#450835: Bug#450835: Bug#450835: mysql-server-5.1: Could you upload 5.1 to unstable?

Monty Taylor monty at inaugust.com
Sat Dec 1 19:09:55 UTC 2007

Ok, yeah... I see your point and agree.

Norbert Tretkowski wrote:
> Here is the mail I wrote of Olaf:
> Am Dienstag, den 13.11.2007, 16:20 +0100 schrieb Olaf van der Spek:
>> On Nov 13, 2007 4:15 PM, Norbert Tretkowski <norbert at tretkowski.de> wrote:
>>> I have no idea. Yes, I know the MySQL 5.1 roadmap, but I don't see the
>>> problem with having MySQL 5.1 in experimental.
>>> We could upload it to unstable, and file a serious pseudo-bug against
>>> it, which would prevent the package from entering testing. But why?
>> There are more users that run testing and unstable than experimental.
>> So more users are likely to test it.
> People who can deal with MySQL 5.1 (it still has a lot of open issues
> which you should be aware of when using it) should be able to install it
> from experimental.
>> Since it's a new package users aren't forced to upgrade
> But people installing a new system with testing maybe install release
> 5.1 without knowing that it's still not a stable release.
>> and if there are release critical bugs when Debian releases, it could
>> always be removed from unstable again.
> Leaving people which already had 5.1 installed with an outdated and
> unmaintained package? I really don't like that idea.
> 	Norbert

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