[debian-mysql] Bug#671115: transition: mysql-5.5
jcristau at debian.org
Tue May 8 09:04:59 UTC 2012
On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 22:52:22 +0100, Nicholas Bamber wrote:
> Package: release.debian.org
> Severity: normal
> User: release.debian.org at packages.debian.org
> Usertags: transition
> At some point we need to transition from mysql-5.1 to mysql-5.5. We
> would like to do this before the freeze though we appreciate that time
> is now short. We arrived at this position as the Debian MySQL Team became
> increasingly understaffed. It is better now but not ideal.
> We certainly will get mysql-5.5 into unstable in the next few weeks.
> The question
> is can we migrate all the dependencies over and drop mysql-5.1 before the
*sigh* apparently you uploaded this to sid without even waiting for an
answer, so we now have an uncoordinated libmysqlclient SONAME bump on
> If that fails then we will be left supporting a version of MySQL that is not
> supported upstream.
Given how well that "support" works anyway I'm not sure how much of a
loss that is.
> As far as I can see the upstream packages that are likely to require
> recompilation are:
That's an awfully long list to be breaking without coordination. I'm
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