[Linux-aus] Mails from LA voting site?
me at andrew.net.au
Mon Dec 12 11:50:01 UTC 2005
On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 11:12:56AM +1100, Jonathan Oxer wrote:
> 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.
I can backport it, I just didn't realise it existed under that name. Thanks
for letting me know. I'll get backporting on it and see how we go.
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