[Oneiric-Topic] Package Updates
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Wed Mar 30 14:25:09 UTC 2011
On Wednesday, March 30, 2011 10:16:14 AM Ralph Janke wrote:
Top posting fixed.
> 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).
> Isn't it time to use mariadb instead of mysql?
There's more than one fork out there. It would probably be useful to have a
discussion about what mysql variant will be most supportable for LTS and move
towards that in the oneiric timeframe. I think that deserves a spec of it's
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