[debian-mysql] mysql workbench

Jonathan Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Thu May 3 05:50:28 UTC 2012

Is clint also the one in charge of the mysql workbench that is in ubuntu or is that someone else?

Jonathan Aquilina

On May 3, 2012, at 7:45 AM, Nicholas Bamber wrote:

> On 03/05/12 06:27, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:
>> Technically wouldnt pulling from a PPA be easier? In the sense the major
>> part of the work is done in regards to packaging, and it might need a
>> tweak here or there in regards to getting it to conform with debian
>> requirements and thats it? isnt thats whats being done with mysql 5.5
>> its being pulled from ubuntu 12.04 and migrated to debian and
>> transitioned that way?
> Erm  not really. The way the flow is supposed to work is Debian -> Ubuntu. That is the only flow that has any degree of automation but Debian developers are always free to pull patches from where they like and Ubuntu developers to dvierge if they fee tha necessary.
> What happened with MySQL is that the Debian side got impoissibly short satffed and so Ubuntu pulled ahead. As far as I am concerned we are working our way back to convergence and which point it should make sense for Ubuntu to just pull from Debian once again. And hopefully Clint should be a developer in both and be able to keep both happy with a single source.

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