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Re: 10.2 and merges (e.g. TokuDB)


Hi, Phil!

On Jun 25, Phil Sweeney wrote:
> Hi Sergei,
> Appreciate you considering other options.  Unfortunately in this case
> it seems Percona did not release a new 5.6 version in time for this
> 10.1.25 merge.
> However, interestingly, they did tag a release for 5.7.18-15 in the
> PerconaFT repository (which is common to both 5.6 and 5.7) in late
> May, that did include the fix I wanted :)
> Percona tells me that they will only be doing a 5.6 release once
> Oracle releases 5.6.37, which could be quite some time (plus the time
> for Percona to do their thing).
> Is there potentially a way to deal with this, e.g. accept any tagged
> release from PerconaFT (be it 5.6 or 5.7 .. but perhaps use a
> different versioning indicator for consistency)

Yes. Technically, we can merge TokuDB from 5.7 into 10.2.
May be we start doing it later, after a first few GA releases of 10.2

> I have a feeling that similarly to MariaDB 10.1 only getting quarterly
> release from now on, Percona 5.6 is probably not going to get as
> regular attention as 5.7.

MariaDB 10.0 is released quarterly. 10.1 is released twice per quarter.

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