Re: End of life for MySQL 5.1
On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 08:28:00AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> 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.
I agree and just an additional information point:
https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-maintenance-policy/ , so you
can see there mariadb 5.1 has it's 5 years boundary date at 1 Feb