Bug 115640 - Request to upgrade to mysql-4.x
Summary: Request to upgrade to mysql-4.x
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 100517
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mysql   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Patrick Macdonald
QA Contact: David Lawrence
URL: http://www.mysql.com
Keywords: FutureFeature
: 115653 (view as bug list)
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-02-14 02:01 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 19:01:15 UTC
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Description Need Real Name 2004-02-14 02:01:35 UTC
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Description of problem:
Hi, people, I just would like to request the upgrade to the stable 
4.x version of mysql since this now the official stable steam, I saw 
in the past this upgrade in the rawhide but was removed, any reason 
to do this???

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1.Install Fedora

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Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-16 06:52:33 UTC
*** Bug 115653 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-16 06:55:44 UTC
FWIW, there are license issues with upgrading to mysql-4.x.

Comment 3 Need Real Name 2004-02-16 15:56:41 UTC
Hi Bill, I've reading the MySQL license and I saw this....

You need to purchase commercial non-GPL MySQL licenses: 

If you distribute MySQL Software with your non open source software, 
If you want warranty from MySQL AB for the MySQL software, 
If you want to support MySQL development. 

As you can see Fedora is a open source software, so I don't see any 
problem in upgrading to mysql-4.x, but to upgrade in RedHat 
Enterprise Linux yes, now, we are talking here of Fedora, wich is 
supposed to be a really OpenSource Linux distro, there are a lot of 
Linux distros around there with mysql-4.x already in. Mysql has been 
the preferred among the years for web sites and in many others apps, 
Then why it can't be included in Fedora???
Maybe I'm wrong....???
Regards Aliet

Comment 4 Patrick Macdonald 2004-02-16 17:23:15 UTC
They MySQL folks changed the licensing from 3.23 to 4.0 and we are not
able to ship (in any release) the 4.0x packages until MySQL changes the
licensing.  There are licensing conflicts with MySQL 4.0 and PHP,
for example, that are not there with MySQL 3.23x.  This is a known
problem and it has been sent upstream.  As soon as we get the green
light, we'll move to 4.0.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 100517 ***

Comment 5 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 19:01:15 UTC
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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