[development] Drop MySQL 3 support
John Joseph Bachir
jjb at ibiblio.org
Sat Jul 15 00:20:20 UTC 2006
On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, Ray Zimmerman wrote:
> On Jul 14, 2006, at 5:27 PM, Chris Johnson wrote:
>> Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
>>> Hi there!
>>> MySQL AB (the company behind our most used database) has announced a
>>> change in support options for their database products.
>> Given this announcement, I agree completely with Gerhard. Let's drop
>> support for MySQL 3.x and consider dropping support for 4.0 as well with
>> Drupal release 4.8.
> Just to be clear, extended support (security updates and fixes for severity
> level 1 bugs) for MySQL 4.0 does extend through the end of 2008. So the lack
> of security updates argument only applies to 3.x.
And many distros are stuck witih 4.0, including RHEL 4. I think requiring
4.1 would be a royal pain for thousands of users, no?
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