[arch-dev-public] MySQL 5.5

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 4 16:50:29 EST 2011

On Friday 04 February 2011 19:45:23 Ángel Velásquez wrote:
> New draft:
> MySQL 5.5 is now in [extra]. This is a major version upgrade from the
> 5.1 editions previously in the repositories. Archive, Blackhole, and
> Federated engine support are no longer included in this package, since
> is not used heavily.

I would add:
"A backup of your databases before the upgrade is recommended."
> After upgrading the MySQL package and restarting the database, you
> will need to run `mysql_upgrade` to ensure your tables, views and
> store procedures are up to date
> and compatible with MySQL 5.5.
> End of draft:
> Btw, I think Andrea removed the support for Archive, Blackhole and
> Federated engine for the same reasons which removed partition tables
> (which I enabled back again)
Yes, and you forgot the Examples engine too.


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