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Old 05-13-2011, 05:09 PM   #1
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Updating packages in debian

Hello people. I'm trying to install mysql server 5.1 (or newer) in a debian server.

The problem is that "apt-get install mysql-server" try to install mysql-server-5.0.

I've updated the packages, but that package remains.

If I try to issue "apt-get install mysql-server-5.1" it says that other packages are in confict.

How can i update it?

Old 05-13-2011, 05:28 PM   #2
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What version Debian are you using? Have you enabled any backports repositories?

The packages mysql-server-5.1 conflicts with are probably all mysql-server-5.0 related, which only makes sense. But you didn't post the messages you received so I can't really say.
Old 05-13-2011, 05:34 PM   #3
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Thanks for your answer AlucardZero!

Debian Version: 5.0.8

This is what happens when try to install mysql-server-5.1 (translation aside)

Los siguientes paquetes tienen dependencias incumplidas: (These packages has dependency unaccomplished)
mysql-server-5.1: Depende (depends on: mysql-client-5.1 (>= 5.1.49-3~bpo50+1) pero no va a instalarse
Depende: libmysqlclient16 (>= 5.1.21-1) pero no va a instalarse
PreDepende: mysql-common (>= 5.1.49-3~bpo50+1) pero 5.0.51a-24+lenny5 va a ser instalado
E: Paquetes rotos (broken packages)
Old 05-13-2011, 05:45 PM   #4
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I just did it.

Added dotdeb package at /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb lenny all
gpg --keyserver --recv-key 89DF5277
gpg -a --export 89DF5277 | sudo apt-key add -
apt-get update
Old 05-13-2011, 08:30 PM   #5
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Try using Lenny backports before using packages from dotdeb.
lenny-backports (database): MySQL database server (metapackage depending on the latest version)
5.1.49-3~bpo50+1 [backports]: all


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