Transition Mysql 5.0 to 5.1 in main

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Wed Aug 5 12:14:06 BST 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 01:03:04PM -0400, Mathias Gug wrote:
> As far as the library transition is concerned the following packages in
> main need to have their build-dependency on libmysqlclient15-dev updated
> to libmysqlclient-dev:

> $ grep-dctrl -F Build-Depends -s Package libmysqlclient15-dev /var/lib/apt/lists/localhost\:3142_ubuntu_dists_karmic_main_source_Sources
> Package: akonadi
> Package: apr-util
> Package: bacula
> Package: cyrus-sasl2
> Package: dovecot
> Package: exim4
> Package: freeradius
> Package: koffice
> Package: libdbd-mysql-perl
> Package: libgda3
> Package: mod-auth-mysql
> Package: nagios-plugins
> Package: php5
> Package: postfix
> Package: python-mysqldb
> Package: qt-x11-free
> Package: qt4-x11
> Package: redland
> Package: rsyslog

> Are there any other packages in main that need to be updated? Am I
> missing something else?

The latest version of mysql-dfsg-5.1 in Debian unstable has been corrected
to provide libmysqlclient15-dev as a dummy package depending on
libmysqlclient-dev.  Will Ubuntu follow suit, or will mysql-dfsg-5.0 be kept
around in karmic for other reasons?

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