[debian-mysql] MySQL Roundtable at Ubuntu Developer Summit this coming Tuesday

Nicholas Bamber nicholas at periapt.co.uk
Mon May 7 08:32:20 UTC 2012

	Dropping MySQL from Debian or Ubuntu (to be replaced by say MariaDB) 
was floated  back in February 
. A clarification and summary was posted here: 
. I hope this helps. My hope is that in the long term we have a vibrant 
MySQL + Clones community in Debian.

On 07/05/12 06:24, Jonathan Aquilina wrote:
> I wont be able to attend the UDS conference online sadly, as i start
> exams on friday, but here is my opinion on things.
> Firstly What is the reasoning about wanting to drop mysql from both
> debian and ubuntu. All the software I use relies on it and its much
> easier to get said software working with it then other types of
> alternatives that are supported.
> In my past experiences on relying with upstream mysql work bench for
> packages for newer releases they arent reliable, as they update their
> packages every other release for ubuntu. This makes it hard for those of
> us that want to use said tool. Also I feel that the same might hold true.
> I would be very disappointed if mysql were removed as it would mean more
> time for me to get servers that need a back end online as well I am very
> happy with reliability and stability of it.
> Will there be a transcript of the meeting online at some point as I
> would like to read it.
> Regards
> Jonathan Aquilina
> On May 5, 2012, at 5:40 PM, Clint Byrum wrote:
>> First, I am sorry for sending this so late. I had intended to send this
>> 2 weeks ago but it got lost in the fray of a very busy 2 weeks.
>> We will be discussing the future of MySQL in Ubuntu at the Ubuntu
>> Developer Summit in Oakland, CA, this coming Tuesday (May 8), at 10:00
>> local (PDT, so 17:00 UTC).
>> I would like to invite any of you who are able to join via IRC, or if
>> you are in the area, come join us physically! Registration is free,
>> uds.ubuntu.com <http://uds.ubuntu.com>.
>> http://summit.ubuntu.com/uds-q/meeting/20323/servercloud-q-mysql-roundtable/
>> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/servercloud-q-mysql-roundtable
>> http://uds.ubuntu.com/community/remote-participation/
>> The channel will be on Freenode, and named #ubuntu-uds-grand-ballroom-b ,
>> and the link to the exact URL for streaming will be in the topic.
>> For those who have not participated in a UDS before, the audio stream is
>> captured from inside the room, and the IRC channel is projected on one
>> of two projection screens in the room, so you can listen in and respond
>> to the live participants via IRC.
>> I will be considering the future of MySQL in Debian as well, and we have
>> many other Debian Developers who are involved with Ubuntu, so I think
>> Debian's interests will be well cared for. However, I want to make sure
>> you, the mysql interested folks involved with Debian, have a chance
>> to offer any opinions you have. We will have Oracle and MontyProgram
>> employees in attendance, so this is a nice chance to give frank and honest
>> feedback and hear the actual reasoning behind what Ubuntu ends up doing.
>> If any of you won't be able to attend or listen in remotely, please
>> forward me any of your thoughts and I will make sure they are presented.
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