[debian-mysql] Bug#671115: transition: mysql-5.5

Olaf van der Spek ml at vdspek.org
Tue May 8 11:20:30 UTC 2012

On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Julien Cristau <jcristau at debian.org> wrote:
>> 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.

Debian-style minimal security updates (for stable) are no longer
possible (for both 5.1 and 5.5). Only full (minor) updates are
possible. Is this acceptable?
If upstream stops supporting 5.1, security updates aren't possible at all.


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