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Re: eleventh-hour transition for mysql-using packages related to apache

On Fri, Jan 28, 2005 at 05:03:26AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Over the past six months, the situation has changed significantly.  The
> mysql maintainer, mysql upstream, and others have admirably worked through
> the license issues to get a license exception that meets the needs of the
> software that Debian distributes.  You can find the current version of this
> license exception at [1].

At a short glance this still seems to be missing a OpenSSL exception.
- Has this been resolved?

>   exim4-daemon-heavy
>   libpam-mysql

These two would need to change at the same time, otherwise #235938
would reappear. (A symbol clash when using PAM authenticcation in exim
on a system using pam-mysql.)

> I think it would be beneficial if libmysqlclient12 used symbol versioning
> for sarge, but I don't think that we should wait for that to happen before
> fixing the present issues.

Upstream has denied adding versioned symbols once
(http://bugs.debian.org/236288) they'd need to be convinced.
                  cu andreas

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