[debian-mysql] Bug#831844: Bug#831844: Bug#831844: mysql-5.6: Multiple security fixes from the July 2016 CPU

Robie Basak robie.basak at ubuntu.com
Mon Oct 3 09:16:16 UTC 2016

Hi Dominic,

On Sat, Sep 24, 2016 at 01:38:19PM +0100, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> > > As I need to have a MySQL 5.6 backport supported for the foreseeable
> > > future, I intend to NMU a new upstream release in the next few weeks.
> > > 
> > > Does anyone have any objections to this?
> > 
> > 
> > I'm happy for you to do this - please join the team! Perhaps you could
> > maintain a backport branch in VCS with us?
> I'm happy to maintain the backport in the team git repository. My
> alioth username is 'dom'. However I am very unlikely to be able to
> spend time on other MySQL packaging work in the forseeable future.

That's great, thanks! And sure - no expectation that you spend time on
anything else other than the backport.

> Bugs against backports should be reported to
> debian-backports at lists.debian.org (which I am subscribed to), not
> the BTS[1]. That user appears to have an odd mix of versions going on,
> so this isn't really a bug in the backport, but rather mixing packages
> from different sources.

I wasn't aware of this, thank you. Then it's easy for me to point people
reporting to the BTS to that instead.

> That said I am happy to subscribe to the mailing list to watch out for
> backports related issues.



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