Fedora 22 is out, and we’re ready

Fedora 22 arrived yesterday. With a cutting edge GCC (5.1), the new DNF package management system, and improved tooling for server administration, we congratulate the Fedora community on yet another innovative release.

We’re following up from our side, and as of yesterday our repos offer Fedora 22 packages of these products:

  • MySQL Server 5.6 (currently 5.6.24) and 5.7 (currently 5.7.7). The latter one is the latest 5.7 Development Milestone Release.
  • Connector ODBC 5.3.4
  • Connector Python 2.0.4
  • Utilities 1.5.4

We also have MySQL Workbench for Fedora 22 wending its way through QA. Keep an eye out for it in a week or two.

Head over to the Linux repo page on dev.mysql.com (the page currently refers to Yum only — we’ll fix that asap) to get the Fedora 22 setup package. And as usual, please add general comments below, or submit specific issues or feature requests to the MySQL bug tracker.

Enjoy!

Yngve Svendsen

About Yngve Svendsen

Yngve Svendsen has been part of the MySQL organization since 2008. Based in Trondheim, Norway, he is Senior Director of MySQL Engineering Services and responsible for Release Engineering, QA and development lab IT services for the MySQL org at Oracle. Back in the mists of time he majored in mathematics before the dot com wave swept him into the devops field, first at the database startup company Clustra Inc. and then for Sun Microsystems. In 2005 he joined the Dark Side by becoming a manager in Sun's Database Group which was merged into the MySQL org when Sun acquired MySQL in 2008.

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