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Re: RFC on mysql 4.1 in sarge

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 02:49:13AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> I see the same three options.  Joey has said he is working on a final woody
> point release for the last weekend in May; you'll probably need to
> coordinate with him and get something uploaded soon if you want to try for
> this option.

AFAIR, upgrades from Debian 3.0r0 to Debian 3.1 are supported.

If this is not true, Debian 3.1 CDs will have to include a CD that 
upgrade Debian 3.0r0 to Debian 3.0r7 or you will leave your users 
without an upgrade path.

> 3 does not sound so bad to me; it's arguably user error anyway to replace a
> package-provided directory with a symlink in this manner, so having a corner
> case of "partially upgraded woody system and installing mysql-server-4.1 and
> messed with a package directory" is not the end of the world...

It's a quite common usage in database environments.

> Cheers,
> Steve Langasek



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