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Re: libmysqlclient12 to libmysqlclient14 transition

Christian Hammers wrote:

> Hello
> In Debian Sarge we had libmysqlclient12 from MySQL 4.0.x as main mysql
> library in use. In Etch I already have MySQL 4.1 (libmysqlclient14) and
> MySQL 5.0 (libmysqlclient15) which is still only release-candidate, so I'd
> like to drop support for the 4.0 branch completely.
> Note though, that libmysqlclient10-dev from mysql (3.23.x), maintained by
> Steve Langasek, which is also still present is left untouched because it
> was released under LGPL instead of "GPL+FLOSS Exceptions" and thus be
> preferred by some people.
> As we have recently introduced versioned symbols to libmysqlclient14 and
> -15 the transition "should be easy"(tm) and done just by mass filing a bug
> report and maybe after 2 weeks NMU the leftover packages.
> Maintainers:
>   Recompiling with build-deps set to libmysqlclient14-dev instead of
>   libmysqlclient12-dev should be enough.
> The last published release schedule speaks of 2006 as release date. It
> might be that MySQL 5.0 will be stable enough next summer to be shipped -
> maybe at the cost that of some more necessary bugfix updates but the
> benefit to only have one MySQL for the security support afterwards.
> Release Team, please comment :-)

Can you wait on this until the KDE/JACK transition goes through, new libpng
gets into etch, and new openssl does too?

It has the potential to delay all of the above, which would suck badly.

ksig --random|

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