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From:Andrew Moore Date:June 30 2012 2:25pm
Subject:Re: GA download reverted back to 5.5.24?
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Agreed - if you installed this version in production without fully testing
then it's your problem, you'll need to downgrade. If you've
tested thoroughly and hit the bug then you you're aware of the issue
already and do not have it installed in production. If you tested
thoroughly and didn't hit the bug then it's likely you're not creating the
conditions that cause the problem. Pointing out the obvious but the message
here is test, test and test some more.

On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 1:57 PM, Mihail Manolov <
mihail.manolov@stripped> wrote:

> Noel,
>
> I am really sorry for those "high profile sites", which in your scenario
> haven't tested their database in dev/test/stage before upgrading. Bugs
> happen. Big organizations have slower communication.
>
> Cheers,
> Mihail
>
> On Jun 30, 2012, at 0:16, "Noel Butler" <noel.butler@stripped> wrote:
>
> > I wonder if you would have the same opinion to say your Operating System
> environment, Apache, php, any mainstream server daemon, how about they pull
> the current version for a serious bug, but dont tell anyone...
> >
> > Oracle have been quick to announce new releases of mysql, but failed to
> issue a notice saying " uhoh, you better not use it" instead, putting a
> small notice, where, on a fricken manual page FFS. who the hell reads that!
> and they say use version "a" which does not even exist, I'd hate to think
> of how many high profile sites are at risk of being screwed over by yet
> MORE oracle incompetence.
> > No one would think  any less of them if they sent that notice, many
> would be appreciative, but to "hide" such a serious issue that was enough
> for them to withdraw and remove that version, is outright despicable.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 2012-06-29 at 22:58 -0400, Govinda wrote:
> >>
> >> >> That was nice of oracle to announce this wasn't it ...   
> (/sarcasm)
> >> >>
> >>
> >> I am not aligned with any side.. and I am also not
> known/qualified/respected in this group enough to make much of a
> statement...  but:
> >> IMHO, In almost all matters, *appreciation* is the only approach that
> will serve... let alone sustain happiness...
> >> ...and especially when we consider what little we must give to have
> right to use MySQL.
> >>
> >> Sure, desire for better communication/usability makes total sense.. but
> I am just also observing/suggesting: please add (positively) to the
> atmosphere.. for everyones' sake.  Just us humans under the hood.
> >>
> >> -Govinda
> >
>
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