[debian-mysql] Bug#821100: Bug#821100: MySQL 5.5.49 for Oracle April 2016 CPU

Robie Basak robie at justgohome.co.uk
Mon Apr 25 16:40:50 UTC 2016

Hi Salvatore,

On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 04:54:03PM +0200, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 09:52:44AM +0100, Robie Basak wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 21, 2016 at 07:13:34PM +0200, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> > > Do you have any status-update for this for us?
> > 
> > Struggling to find an available and willing sponsor, sorry. Lars has had
> > his tree ready for a while.
> > 
> > I am DM for src:mysql-5.6, but not for src:mysql-5.5 (that's just a
> > technicality, I could be added I suppose) but I think you said that this
> > needs a DD?
> > 
> > Unfortunately this means that Lars passes his work to me for review, and
> > then I pass it to a sponsor for upload, so it's a bit slow.
> > 
> > My usual sponsoring DD for MySQL is also an Ubuntu dev and is busy this
> > week (it being Ubuntu release week) so hasn't been able to spare any
> > time for me on this. I'll continue to seek a sponsor.
> > 
> > If anyone else can help please, the trees are at:
> > 
> > http://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-mysql/mysql-5.5.git/log/
> > http://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/pkg-mysql/mysql-5.5.git/log/?h=debian/wheezy
> > 
> > In my judgement (as a DM for mysql-5.6), Lars' work here is correct and
> > ready to upload.
> Did you got a reply from your sponsor? Btw, please not that by now --
> since wheezy security support will end tomorrow, and then handled over
> to the LTS team, we can only handle the jessie-security upload via the
> DSA.

Sorry, I missed your email on Friday. I saw it earlier today so prepared
the signed source packages. I spent some time doing some further testing
and uploaded the signed source packages to:


In addition to the dep8 tests (not present in wheezy), I've also done a
quick smoke by hand. I understand that you may not be able to upload
wheezy but I figured that at least it's here for the LTS team if they
want to take it.


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