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Re: Sarge release for amd64 - Please help to fix the remaining bugs

On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 10:52:02PM -0500, Adam M. wrote:

> >Ideally, we would have agreement to update all of the following packages to
> >libmysqlclient12 at the same time:

> I would suggest that libmysqlclient14 should be used if possible. MySQL
> has changed the way passwords are stored in the database and this
> prevents clients from connecting to MySQL databases unless old-passwords
> option is enabled (which it is in Debian). libmysqlclient12 clients
> cannot connect to MySQL 4.1.x and newer databases unless old password is
> explicitly used or enabled.

That's not true.  It's only libmysqlclient10 that can't connect using the
new protocol.

And using libmysqlclient14 means we still have the potential segfault

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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