[debian-mysql] Bug#841050: Bug#841050: Security fixes from the October 2016 CPU

Lars Tangvald lars.tangvald at oracle.com
Fri Oct 28 07:48:57 UTC 2016

----- carnil at debian.org wrote:

> Hi Lars,
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 08:59:42AM +0200, Lars Tangvald wrote:
> > Hi Salvatore, Moritz,
> > 
> > This was the message I sent a week ago, that didn't show up in the
> bug
> > report. The one I sent yesterday hasn't either, only Salvatore's
> reply.
> > Is there a problem with the way it's sent, like the total attachment
> size
> > (~4.6MB) etc?
> Yes indeed, there is a limit for attacments to bugreports, but I do
> not remember/know how hight it is set. This might thus been the
> reason.
> Compressing those debdiffs with xz massively reduces their size:
> 197K + 620B for the both together. Suggest do do that on big
> debdiffs.
> I nsome cases you see the similar issue when people fill
> proposed-updates bugs for the (stable) release managers, and then
> posts with debdiffs not showing up. It's almost always then that the
> attachment was too big.
> Thanks for your work!
Thanks for the tip. We'll need to remember compressing the files in the future :)
IIRC James Page is the only one on our team with upload rights for 5.5, so I'll ask if he's available to do the upload.

> Regards,
> Salvatore

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