[debian-mysql] Backporting MySQL?

Dominic Hargreaves dom at earth.li
Tue Oct 18 09:22:57 UTC 2016

On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 11:08:57AM +0200, Lars Tangvald wrote:
> Hi, Dominic,
> As noted in https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=841049 the
> Oracle critical patch update for October will list CVE's that affect MySQL
> 5.6 prior to 5.6.34.
> We mention in the changelog at
> https://dev.mysql.com/doc/relnotes/mysql/5.6/en/news-5-6-34.html that there
> is an incompatible change, which will require some packaging changes. The
> update changes the server to only allow import/export operations in
> /var/lib/mysql-files (as the default setting), so the packaging will need to
> create this directory.
> We can provide a packaging patch for jessie-backports once the CVE list is
> available, so you can upload, if that's ok with you?

It'll need to be uploaded to unstable first, but in general yes I'm
happy to review/sponsor/upload versions of MySQL 5.6. As you'll have
seen I have not had time to work on this independently yet.


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