[php-maint] Please link against libmysqlclient_r instead of libmysqlclient

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Thu May 1 05:59:50 UTC 2008

Hi there,

On Sunday 02 March 2008, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
> package: php5-mysql
> severity: wishlist
> tags: patch
> Dear php maintainers,
> as you might know, apr-util added support for mysql recently. However,
> this feature cannot be activated yet, since it would make libaprutil
> link against libmysqlclient_r while php-mysql links against
> libmysqlclient. Unfortunately, libmysqlclient_r and libmysqlclient
> use the same symbol versions and cannot safely be used together in
> the same process.
> While mysql might change the symbol versioning in the future (see
> #450535), it is unlikely that this will happen in time for lenny.
> Therefore, I ask you to change php5-mysql to link against
> libmysqlclient_r instead of libmysqlclient (patch attached).

What should we do about this?

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