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Re: openssl 1.1 fallout with mmysql, mysql succession planning?

Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:

> On Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 08:51:38PM -0500, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> Do you mean, "other than mysql-5.5 which is EOL and for which there is
>> no reason to use, only a few things broke, and they are all unmaintained
>> and deletion candidates"?
> Various old things are broken, few of them are immedialy useful that I
> would say someone definitely needs to sit down and fix them. Some of the
> low hanging fruits have been fixed my me in the last few weeks, but it
> is quite possible that it also introduced some regressions for OpenSSL
> 1.0.

Thanks.  This assessment was missing in the discussion we didn't have
about whether it was good to move to 1.1 :-), but it seems there are no
significant issues.

>> I don't follow this.  Right now pkgsrc users have to choose between
>> mysql 5.5 5.6 or 5.7, and pretty clearly ought to choose 5.7 (from among
>> those).  Extending that set to add mariadb and percona seems like a good
>> step forward.   I can see the point that we would like bulk builds for
>> multiple choices, but I don't see why that should block progress.   Is
>> that right, or am I missing something?
> I see little reason for choosing MySQL 5.7 over Percona, primarily
> advertising the options.

Right now pkgsrc does not have Percona.   If you mean

  let's add Percona 10.4 to pkgsrc, and change the mysql default to it

that sounds ok (but I'm not a mysql expert).

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