Ben Clewett wrote:
> I am trying to work out how stable 5.0.x is. Related to why MySQL
> advise people to wait for the 'release' status.
> You say 5.0.1 is old and obsolete. Yet is not at release stage yet.
> This is curious.
> Will 5.0.1 be changed before release? For example: Will large errors
> (eg, server crash) be retrospectively fixed in 5.0.1 if found in this
> The way I thought of it was: New features would demand a new release.
> Critical bug fixes would be made in *all* live versions. Otherwise why
> have multiple versions at different stages?
> But if no changes are going to occur, why is it not 'release' now?
> Sorry for my confusion,
> Ben Clewett
Please reread Joerg's message carefully. 5.0.1 is old and obsolete because it
was replaced by 5.0.2, which was replaced by 5.0.3, which was ..., which was
replaced by the current 5.0.9.