[wp-hackers] Re: Lack of code savvy volunteers vs wp-hackers
ryan at boren.nu
Sat Nov 25 06:41:16 GMT 2006
Owen V. Gray wrote:
> Will devs
> a) specify a maximum version (4.1-) of Mysql?
We can't guarantee new versions will work until they're out, of course.
WP "should" work with non-bleeding-edge versions of MySQL 5. Not
doing so is a bug. As for the minimum version,
For 2.1 we are discussing bumping the MySQL requirement. Some comments
> b) tell Mysql 5 users to turn off strict mode?
Not working with strict mode is a bug. I see that the
post_content_filtered fix fell out of 2.0.x somewhere along the way. I
put in a fix for 2.0.6. 2.1 should be okay.
> c) add code to detect whether Mysql is in strict mode and turn strict
> mode off on per session basis?
> d) rewrite queries in WP2.0 and 2.1 to eliminate reliance on "features"
> of older versions of Mysql?
Done. If there are still broken queries, please note them in trac and
target them for the 2.0.6 milestone.
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