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Re: MySQL: 3.x versus 4.x?



On Sat, 27 Sep 2003, Marc Schwartz wrote:

>Hi all,
>
>A (hopefully) quick query. Can someone provide some insight into the
>selection of MySQL 3.x as opposed to 4.x in Fedora, in light of 4.x
>being the present production version series?
>

If my memory serves me, it was an agreement between RH and MySQL.com due 
to license issues with 4.x. THe problem was that 4.x is all GPL or 
commercial license and 3.x has some LGPL parts. People who compile apps 
that are not GPL and combine them with GPL libraries have mismatched 
licneses.

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