[Linux-aus] Mails from LA voting site?

Jonathan Oxer jon at ivt.com.au
Mon Dec 12 08:14:02 UTC 2005

On 12/12/05, Andrew Pollock <me at andrew.net.au> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 08:46:38AM +1100, Jonathan Oxer wrote:
> > Great, thanks Stewart! Maybe someone on the Admin team (CCd on this)
> > can take care of upgrading MySQL.
> >
> Stewart's already raised this, and it is technical unviable at the present
> time. Alternatives have been proposed.
> Executive summary: Stewart asked for MySQL 5. MySQL 5 isn't packaged for
> Debian in any way shape or form at present, so it can't even be backported.
> We have asked if MySQL 5 is a "want" or a "need". I can't remember the
> answer to that one off the top of my head. The alternative is to do an
> installation from source in a UML instance on the UML hosting server,
> provided doing so doesn't negatively impact the lca2006 UML instance.

Aha, thanks for the background Andrew.



I'd be happy to backport it if that helps.

Cheers   :-)


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