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Linux-Watch: MySQL Is NOT Abandoning Debian

Dec 14, 2006, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)


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"In a recent Slashdot story, a disgruntled Debian developer posted that 'MySQL [has] quietly deprecated support for most Linux distributions on October 16, when its 'MySQL Network' support plan was replaced by 'MySQL Enterprise.' MySQL now supports only two Linux distributions--Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.'

"He went on to say that, 'We learned of this when MySQL declined to sell us support for some new Debian-based servers. Our sales rep 'found out from engineering that the current Enterprise offering is no longer supported on Debian OS.'

"Linux-Watch has learned, however, that is not the case..."

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