Request for input on feature backports from MySQL 5.8 to 5.7

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Tue Apr 26 01:16:46 UTC 2016

Hi Norvald,

On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 02:02:15PM +0200, Norvald H. Ryeng wrote:
> I hope this is the right place to reach the SRU team and to raise this
> issue.

Yes, definitely as good a place as any.

> Oracle has a few requests for input on backporting features from MySQL 5.8
> to 5.7. These do not fall under the existing micro-release exception for
> MySQL, so we're asking now in order to get feedback from Ubuntu before we
> make a decision upstream:


> We would like a +1 or a -1 (or comments) from the SRU team on backporting
> these before we decide what to do upstream. If you have any questions, I
> will be happy to answer them.

Thanks for the requests!  I've followed up on each bug report directly.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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