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Re: New Beta - MySQL



Hello...


On Mon, 2003-07-21 at 12:34, James Olin Oden wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jul 2003, Rick Johnson wrote:
> 
> > On 7/21/2003 8:29 AM, Pekka Pietikainen wrote:
> > 
> > > On Mon, Jul 21, 2003 at 08:23:28AM -0700, Rick Johnson wrote:
> > > 
> > >>I'm somewhat disappointed to see that MySQL 4.x didn't make it into this 
> > >>beta. Any particular reason why?
> > > 
> > > The MySQL changelog says:
> > > 
> > > * Thu Jul 03 2003 Patrick Macdonald <patrickm redhat com> 3.23.57-1
> > > 
> > > - revert to prior version of MySQL due to license incompatibilities
> > >   with packages that link against the client.  The MySQL folks are
> > >   looking into the issue.
> >
> I had actually emailed Patrick concerning this, and here is a bit of his
> reply:
> 
> 	The MySQL folks stated that they would
> 	have a solution within the month so we'll wait to see how that
> 	goes.  The problem is that the client library is now GPL instead
> 	of LGPL and the wording surrounding any exceptions to the license
> 	is ambiguous.  They agree.  A few packages in the distro can not
> 	link against the libmysqlclient.so in 4.0.
> 
> 	So.... instead of ripping out the packages, PHP MySQL being one of
> 	them, we decided revert back to 3.23.
> 

A while ago I was debugging some apache/php/mysql problems.  MySQL's php
guy recommends that for php, build with the php included libraries. 
(php.$ver/ext/mysql/libs) 



> I hope this helps...james
> 
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