mysql5 and mysql51
pixilla at macports.org
Mon Jun 18 11:40:52 PDT 2012
On Jun 18, 2012, at 11:07 AM, Blair Zajac wrote:
> Backstory: I have a PowerBook I needed to install MySQL on and the mysql55-server build failed, so I went to install MySQL 5.1.x.
> Currently there's mysql5 and mysql51-server, which is confusing. I ended up choosing mysql51-server since its commits were newer, but they both look like they are getting commits, even after mysql51 was copied from mysql5.
> Are we in a transition point right now?
> Is mysql5 going to be removed or a port that depends upon mysql51 or mysql55?
Yes, mysql5 is going to be replaced_by mysql55 and mysql51 will be kept for people that may not be ready to advance to mysql 5.5+.
> If mysql51 will be used, there are some other ports that need work, e.g. py*-mysql.
That is the task at hand and why mysql5 has not yet be replaced_by mysql55.
Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)
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