Re: End of life for MySQL 5.1
On Tue, 27 Jan 2015, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> >>>- Try to backport fixes based on the 5.5.x interdiffs (since Oracle
> >>> publishes no detailed bug details). Complicated, but could be done
> >>> in collaboration with Red Hat, RHEL 6 is also based on MySQL 5.1.
> >* Raphael Hertzog:
> >>Do we have contacts at RedHat to discuss such plans ? Florian ?
> On 27.01.15 16:48, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >There is now a public bug describing the situation:
> > <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1014979>
> >Summary: The recommendation is to use software collections instead.
> would be it possible to replace it with MariaDB 5.1, by any chance?
Moritz said "The mysql derivatives also stopped support for 5.1, e.g.
mariadb's last 5.1 release is a year old." so even if it would be
acceptable (I don't think it is), it would not really improve
the security situation.
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