[debian-mysql] tentative release notes item
vincent.mcintyre at csiro.au
Sun Feb 19 21:46:24 UTC 2017
On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:01:02AM +0000, Robie Basak wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 03:45:56PM +1100, Vincent McIntyre wrote:
> > + The <systemitem role="package">virtual-mysql-*</systemitem> packages
> > + will continue to exist.
> > + MySQL continues to be maintained in Debian, but bugs in version 5.7
> > + prevented it being included in &Releasename;.
> This is inaccurate. The security and release teams vetoed MySQL in
> stretch against the wishes of the Debian MySQL maintainers team. Bugs
> have nothing to do with it (except the blocking bug that the release
> team filed to remove MySQL from stretch to implement this policy).
> We continue to maintain MySQL 5.7 in sid.
> I don't know how you want to express this in the release notes,
> but I don't think the current text is OK to leave as-is.
Thank you for clarifying this. How about
+ The <systemitem role="package">virtual-mysql-*</systemitem> packages
+ will continue to exist.
+ MySQL continues to be maintained in Debian and will be
+ included in future stable releases.
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