[debian-mysql] migration path from mysql to mariadb for stretch?

Otto Kekäläinen otto at debian.org
Mon Feb 13 11:29:22 UTC 2017

2017-02-13 7:51 GMT+02:00 Harald Dunkel <harri at afaics.de>:
> AFAIK mysql has been dropped for Stretch. Question about the
> upgrade path from Jessie to Stretch:
> Do I have to migrate to mariadb *first* (before the upgrade)
> or is this supposed to be handled automagically at upgrade
> time?

It has been developed and tested to work out-of-the-box. Just run 'apt
update' and 'apt dist-upgrade' and the migration from MySQL 5.5 or
MariaDB 10.0 to MariaDB 10.1 should happen automatically.

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