[Oneiric-Topic] Package Updates

Ralph Janke txwikinger at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 30 14:16:14 UTC 2011

  Isn't it time to use mariadb instead of mysql?

On 03/30/2011 10:13 AM, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 09:59:58 AM Chuck Short wrote:
>> Hi,
>> For Oneiric I would like the following packages updated:
>> dovecot 1.2.x ->  2.x
>> mysql 5.1 ->  5.5
>> The reasoning for this update in the long run it will be easier to
>> maintain for a LTS and more users want to use both mysql 5.5 and
>> dovecot2.
>> Regards
>> chuck
> Since mysql is used by desktop applications we'll need to make sure that's
> supported there as well.  We don't want to get into another mess like we did
> with having to support 5.0 and 5.1 (to some degree) in Main.
> I'm very interested in postgresql-9.0, but that should just happen since it's
> in Debian already and postgresql supports parallel installation of multiple
> versions.  The only question is if it should be the version in Main starting
> in O or P.  I think there are some packaging complications if the highest
> version in the archive isn't the one in Main (pitti would know for sure).
> Scott K

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