mysql and odbc

David Mandelberg david at
Mon Dec 23 09:43:38 PST 2013

On 2013-12-20 18:14, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2013, at 13:55, David Mandelberg wrote:
>> I'm trying to port some software to Mac, and it uses mysql and odbc. 
>> The mysql-connector-odbc port depends on mysql5, but I also had an 
>> issue with mysql5 for which I was told to use another mysql package: 
>> Is there another port for the MySQL ODBC connector that uses a 
>> different version of MySQL?
> No but there should be. All ports that currently use mysql5,
> including mysql-connector-odbc, need to be updated to give the user
> the choice of which of the 5 new mysql ports they want to use. Since
> the connector is something other software is expected to use (and is
> not itself the end user product) that choice should probably be
> implemented as subports, not variants.

Should I create a new ticket to that effect? Or one ticket for each of 
the 5 ports?

P.S. Thanks for all your help!

David Eric Mandelberg / dseomn

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