Re: MySQL 5.5 EOL before Debian 8 LTS ends

2019-02-27 Thread Otto Kekäläinen
> Thinking about this some more, maybe we could attempt this, backporting > security > fixes from MariaDB 10.1 or forward-porting them from MariaDB 5.5 (still > supported until April 2020). That way we don't force any 10.0 -> 10.1 > migration > on our users (though MySQL 5.5 users will still

Re: MySQL 5.5 EOL before Debian 8 LTS ends

2019-01-03 Thread Otto Kekäläinen
Hello! to 3. tammik. 2019 klo 3.40 Robie Basak (robie.ba...@canonical.com) kirjoitti: > > Hi Otto and the LTS team, > > On Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 10:50:34AM +0200, Otto Kekäläinen wrote: > > I think that is *if* makes sense to engineer some automatic upgrade path in

Re: MySQL 5.5 EOL before Debian 8 LTS ends

2018-12-31 Thread Otto Kekäläinen
Hello Debian LTS team! I think that is *if* makes sense to engineer some automatic upgrade path in an LTS release, then it would be to introduce MariaDB 10.1 into Jessie. Upgrading from MySQL 5.5 and MariaDB 10.0 to MariaDB 10.1 is pretty safe, and the maintenance period of MariaDB 10.1 would

Re: MySQL 5.5 EOL before Debian 8 LTS ends

2018-12-29 Thread Otto Kekäläinen
Hello! pe 28. jouluk. 2018 klo 9.27 Jan Ingvoldstad (jan-debian-lts-2...@oyet.no) kirjoitti: > > On 2018-12-27 18:51, Lars Tangvald wrote: > > > Upgrading to 5.6 would be less risky than MariaDB 10.1, but it's a > > similar sort of risk. > > I don't know what the risk with switching to MariaDB

Re: MySQL 5.5 EOL before Debian 8 LTS ends

2018-12-19 Thread Otto Kekäläinen
Hello! ke 19. jouluk. 2018 klo 18.01 Holger Levsen (hol...@layer-acht.org) kirjoitti: > > Also note that mariadb 10.0 is EOL in three months[2]. > > I think this rules out mariadb 10.0 as a sensible upgrade path here. > (Also, switching from mysql to mariadb in an LTS security upload???) Do we