[development] Fundamental MySQL changes in Drupal 6 (six)
mark.m.fredrickson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 13 03:21:32 UTC 2006
As a point of clarification, what exactly does dropping 4.0 (compared
to 4.1) buy us? I'm familiar with the differences between 4 and 5, but
less knowledgeable about 4.0 vs. 4.1. As someone who would like to see
more logic moved to the database layer, I'm very interested in what
shackles we can escape.
On 11/12/06, Jeremy Epstein <jazepstein at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cool! My hosting company (they provide cPanel hosting) finally
> upgraded to MySQL 4.1 a few weeks ago. I'm guessing that more and more
> hosting companies are doing the same.
> Dropping 4.0 support from Drupal will untie us from many chains and shackles.
> On 11/13/06, Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > After a little chat with Dries on #drupal :
> > The plan is to drop MySQL 4.0 support in Drupal 6.0 (note that free
> > support already ended for this version of MySQL).
> > This will allow us to use more ANSI SQL constructs like subqueries.
> > Life is beautiful.
> > Regards
> > NK
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