Subject: Re: Confusing mysql package names (was: CVS commit:
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/12/2005 19:20:19
On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 19:14:12 +0200
Bernd Ernesti <email@example.com> wrote:
> it would be nice to rename the mysql* packages.
> Right now we have:
> mysql-* == 4.0.x
> mysql4-* == 4.1.x
> and I always get it wrong while I think that mysql4-* is 4.0.x
> From mysql.com:
> MySQL 4.1, the latest certified production-ready release includes
> numerous enhancements that improve performance, internationalization,
> and the ability to embed the MySQL Server with other hardware and
> software solutions.
> IMHO it would be better to rename mysql-* to mysql40-*
> which leaves what we do with mysql4-*:
> - keep its name
> - rename it to mysql-*
> - rename it to mysql41-*
I think we should remove mysql-4.0.x, and only use 4.1.x.