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Re: MySQL 4 stalled in Red Hat legal department



Or setting in the php rpm that it conflicts mysql 4?

tir, 19.10.2004 kl. 01.49 skrev Warren Togami:
> Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> >>>Maybe time to move MySQL to Extras?
> >>>
> >>
> >>Stop blaming RH legal, who is merely doing their job.  It isn't their 
> >>fault that their opinion is the wording of the current exception is 
> >>self-contradictory, and the real problem license that needs to be 
> >>changed to avoid this problem is PHP.
> > 
> > 
> > So, maybe we should remove PHP? ;-]
> > 
> > <tongue style="position:cheek">
> > As a non-PHP coder, I'd love to have MySQL4 and the thought that a I
> > can't because of a licensing problem in PHP is somewhat disappointing.
> > So yank PHP and let them address the licensing problem.
> > </tongue>
> > 
> 
> One option that we are exploring for the future what Debian does.  They 
> ship both mysql 3 and 4 client libraries, with PHP linked to only 3 due 
> to this license difficulty.  This however would be less than ideal for 
> PHP users, while being an added maintenance burden on us.  And 
> definitely too late for FC3.
> 
> Warren Togami
> wtogami redhat com


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