On 2016-09-22, Tony van der Hoff <t...@vanderhoff.org> wrote:
> On 22/09/16 16:59, Greg Wooledge wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 04:02:37PM +0200, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
>>>>>>> Running Jessie here. Performed apt-get upgrade yesterday, which included
>>>>>>> a new version of mysql.
>>> It turns out that the recent upgrade took mysql from 5.5 to 5.6. It
>>> uninstalled mysql-server-5.5, but failed to install mysql-server-5.6,
>>> due to an unmet dependency on mysql-server-core-5.6.
>> Sounds like you're getting mysql-server from jessie-backports instead
>> of jessie.  On a pure jessie system, it is still 5.5.
> Yes, I am.

If you install the mysql-server metapackage from backports then the
server upgrade will be handled correctly in future.



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