mysql5 and mysql51
blair at orcaware.com
Mon Jun 18 11:45:11 PDT 2012
On 06/18/2012 11:40 AM, Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
> 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.
Thanks for the quick update!
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