call for testing: mysql

Carla Sella carla.sella at
Wed Mar 1 20:28:40 UTC 2017

On 28/02/2017 16:59, Leo Arias wrote:
> Hello!
> I promised that more interesting things were going to be available
> soon for testing in Ubuntu, and here is one of the greatest:
> $ sudo snap install mysql --channel=8.0/beta
> Lars Tangvald and other people at MySQL have been working on this snap
> for some time, and now they are ready to give it to the community for
> crowd testing. If you have some minutes, please give them a hand.
> Here's the testing guide to help you getting started:
> Remember that this should run in trusty, xenial, yakkety, zesty and in
> all flavours of Ubuntu. It would be great to get a diverse pool of
> platforms and test it everywhere.
> In here we are introducing a new concept: tracks [1]. Notice that we
> are using --channel=8.0/beta, instead of only --beta as we used to do
> before. That's because mysql has two different major versions
> currently active. In order to try the other one:
> $ sudo snap install mysql --channel=5.7/beta
> Please report back your results. Any kind of feedback will be highly
> appreciated, and if you have doubts or need a hand to get started, I'm
> hanging around in
> pura vida
> [1]

I have installed mysql   channel=8.0/beta on Ubuntu Zesty VM.
I have tried the smoke tests you suggested without any issue.
Everything was fine.


Carla Sella
email: carla.sella at

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