Subject: Re: mysql 4
To: grant beattie <>
From: Adam C. Migus <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/15/2003 23:53:54
On Monday 15 December 2003 11:18 pm, grant beattie wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2003 at 04:13:41PM -0500, Adam C. Migus wrote:
> > So does this mean it can go in the pkgsrc tree?  I'm interested in
> > seeing it there as well and agree that it's a shame to leave it out
> > due to the shutdown-issue along being it's only present on one
> > platform. Would it be acceptable to put it in as mysql40-server and
> > leave the other one alone as a comprimise perhaps?
> we should definitely leave the existing mysql package around, as it
> is still in wide use and actively maintained -- I don't think there
> was any intention to "upgrade" it to 4.x.
> I'll move it from -wip if nobody else feels inclined to.
> grant.

Cool, thanks.  I concur with leaving 3.x around as it makes perfect 
sense to me.  I only skimmed the thread and must have misunderstood 
with regard to replacement vs. addition of the package.