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Re: [debian-mysql] Introducing default-mysql-* metapackages


On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 11:36:15AM +0300, Otto Kekäläinen wrote:
> Yes, this scheme is very flexible and in cases like                           > mysql-connector-c++ the package can depend explicitly on the MySQL            > package and not the default package.


> > Or we keep a working version with MariaDB, but then again there's other
> > packages like mysql-workbench also wanting 1.1.7 (and thus MySQL 5.7)...
> I think mysql-workbench works just fine with MariaDB, it only
> complains about the version string not being what it assumes as it
> thinks 10.0 < 5.x and it requires 5.x or later. Somebody should patch
> mysql-workbench to do proper version string comparison.

Sure, but TTBOMK it wants Connector/C >= 1.1.7 which then in turn needs
libmysqlclient-dev 5.7. That was the point.

I also think it should be able to _connect_ to a MariaDB then...



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