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Re: mariadb 10.3.15 doesn't work


Out of curiosity, why doesn't this release get pulled from repositories.  I
understand all of the rationale behind no tests until the bug hits(and
agree with it), i've been using mysql since 4.06, or 3.x i believe.  I've
never seen a "use [database]" case a segfault.  I realize
information_schema is special as is performance_schema.  This is just a
question, not a judgement.


On Wed, Jun 5, 2019 at 4:15 AM Reinis Rozitis <r@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>  > It's also a bit scary that some people use this in production without
> testing. If
> > there is really a simple way of getting a server segfault, than this
> should have
> > come up on the test (before going into production).
> It doesn't happen like that in software development - there are usually no
> tests before a particular bug/problem arises. Once it happens one can hope
> somebody will write a test for that (and add it to some continuous test
> framework) so it doesn’t return in future.
> If you are directing it towards end-users - you can go through changelogs
> of every MySQL (upstream) and Mariadb (downstream) release and you'll see
> that if not every then every second has a major bug like crash / dataloss /
> corruption and what not else.
> So you face the same scary choices when upgrading and when not. Asking for
> a user to test every aspect of a complicated piece of software as rdbm is a
> bit unrealistic.
> rr
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