[debian-mysql] Bug#798080: mysql-server-5.6: service stop hangs forever on systemd -- fixed upstream

Jonas Meurer jonas at freesources.org
Sun Oct 30 13:46:50 UTC 2016

Control: notfixed -1 5.6.30-1


On Sun, 2 Oct 2016 15:07:31 -0400 "William L. DeRieux IV" wrote:
> I had an older version installed and could confirm the issue existed;
> but as of v5.6.30-1 this is no longer an issue.

unfortunately, this bug seems to be not fixed in the MySQL 5.6 packages
in Sid/Stretch. The systemd unit still uses mysqld_safe there and as a
result, systemd seems to fail to stop the MySQL daemon in certain

Giving mysqld directly to systemd (as done in the new mysql-5.7
packages) fixes this bug:



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