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Re: Summary of discussion about MariaDB future and release plans


On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 3:39 AM, Peter Zaitsev <pz@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Inventing  your own MariaDB 5.2 is very confusing, seriously
> Are fixes in MySQL 5.1.47 in MariaDB 5.2.0  ?       Requirement to go and
> check the docs all the time is inconvenient.

What you say here is a very good use case to check proposals against.
Your point apparently is, some of your customers may suffer from a bug
and you know this was fixed in MySQL 5.1.47. Now it is helpful for you
if you can automatically know which MariaDB, Percona Server versions
the same fix will be found in.

If it was called MariaDB 5.2.47, would this be any more helpful? Or
are you insisting it must be MariaDB 5.1.47 (with possible 5.1, 5.2 or
5.3 type of differentiation appended to that with some tag, like

> May be some time in the future amount of changes becomes so large the base
> MySQL version will not be relevant any more but it will take time.

Regarding bug fixes, we hope to stay in sync for some time to come,
yes. We don't want to work on our own bugs, this is something we are
happy to share :-)


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