pixilla at macports.org
Sun Mar 6 09:01:56 PST 2016
> On Mar 5, 2016, at 3:39 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org> wrote:
>> On Mar 3, 2016, at 6:10 PM, Bradley Giesbrecht <pixilla at macports.org> wrote:
>>> On Mar 3, 2016, at 12:14 AM, Juan Manuel Palacios <jmpp at macports.org> wrote:
>>> I think you and I already discussed this in some thread, but I can’t remember right now…
>>> What’s the point of the mysql5 port now a-days? I’d say it’s redundant with mysql51, but not even, ‘cause it’s outdated with respect to it, 5.1.72 Vs. 5.1.73. Shouldn’t we just obsolete that port and have it replaced by mysql51?
>> These ports have dependencies on mysql5 either directly or through variants:
>> port info --name --variants depends:"(\W|^)mysql5(\W|$)" or variant:"(\W|^)mysql5(\W|$)" | grep -E "^name:|^variants:.*mysql5|—"
>> Ticket discussing issue:
> It's been so long, I think it's probably find to make mysql5 replaced_by mysql51, even if there are still ports depending on mysql5. The old php5- ports were deleted awhile ago, even though there are still ancient ports declaring dependencies on them.
We could remove all ports that depend on mysql4 and mysql5 exclusively or via default variants. The remaining ports would then have their mysql4 or mysql5 variant removed.
The removed ports could be brought back if someone was interested in fixing them.
Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)
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