2014-04-15 12:05 GMT+02:00 Radoulov, Dimitre <cichomitiko@stripped>:
> Hi Reindl,
> On 15/04/2014 11:32, Reindl Harald wrote:
>> Am 15.04.2014 11:22, schrieb Radoulov, Dimitre:
>>> we're going to patch our MySQL servers. Most of them are RHEL/OEL 5.x
>>> and are going to be upgraded to 5.x+n (for
>>> example 5.5 to 5.10).
>>> I don't seem to find anything about this in the official documentation
>>> (verifying the patch compatibility,
>>> relinking etc.).
>>> P.S. We're using the rpm distributions from dev.mysql.com (the official
>> RHEL is a LTS enterprise distribution
>> there are no ABI breakages, that's why you use RHEL or a clone at all
> Thank you! So I suppose we need to, or actually we *must*, upgrade the
> binaries only in case of a release upgrade (RHEL 5 to 6, for example),
> i.e. when a different binary distribution exsists:
> MySQL-5.6.17-1.rhel5.x86_64.rpm to MySQL-5.6.17-1.el6.x86_64.rpm.
Upgrades are always scary. Don't you have another server (staging) with
same hardware/packages so you can try there first before doing it in