[Oneiric-Topic] Package Updates
douglas.m.stanley at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 14:43:56 UTC 2011
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
> 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
> Scott K
I agree, if the community is going to want to move away from mysql to
one of the variants, the time is now to discuss which one would be
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