[debian-mysql] Bug#840855: Bug#840855: mysql-server: MySQL 5.7?

Olaf van der Spek olafvdspek at gmail.com
Sat Oct 15 16:15:02 UTC 2016

2016-10-15 18:10 GMT+02:00 Clint Byrum <spamaps at debian.org>:
>> What's the plan for MySQL 5.7? AFAIK it was released in April, will it be included in Stretch?
> The release and security teams have decided that MySQL will live only in
> unstable for stretch due to the perceived complications with tracking
> security patches in MySQL.

Ouch, so Debian releases will no longer come with MySQL?
Is the current practice of using upstream releases as security updates
no longer feasible?
What do 'they' suggest as alternative for MySQL?


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