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Re: Inactive maintainers


Okay, then this would probably be a good candidate for having two packages with one for that compatibility, like python2.3-mysql3db and python2.3-mysql4db. It would still be a problematic situation for release if the latter were not included.


Chris Hagar

On Mon, 14 Jun 2004 19:49:52 +0200
Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> wrote:

> On 2004-06-14 Chris Hagar <hagar@myrealbox.com> wrote:
> > The following maintainers are inactive, or at least aren't
> > maintaining their packages properly. I noticed because the version
> > of python2.3-mysqldb (Hoffleit) is very old and uses the library for
> > the old (3.x) release of mysql, which I think is probably and
> > unacceptable situation for release;
> [...]
> Not really. The old mysql-library libmysqlclient10 is still used a
> lot in Debian simply because libmysqlclient12 is licensed under GPL
> instead LGPL, which makes it impossible to use in projects with GPL
> incomptabible licenses.
>               cu andreas
> [...]

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