Incompatible upgrade - Is this workaround ok? (mysql-mmm)

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Fri Feb 26 17:11:31 UTC 2010

On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 12:36:31 -0600
BJ Dierkes <wdierkes at> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I maintain Multi-Master Replication Manager for MySQL in both Fedora
> and EPEL.  With changes from 2.0.11 -> 2.1.0 there was an
> incompatible change in that the daemon scripts were renamed:
> mmmd_agent -> mmm_agentd
> mmmd_mon -> mmm_mond
> Upgrades obviously break because the INIT scripts and configuration
> files reference the path to the files.  Would a sufficient
> work-around be a symlink to the old path, or would that not be kosher
> for any reason?
> Thank you for your feedback.

Well, I would suggest if you can get it setup so it continues to work
as expected on upgrade it should be fine. If thats a symlink or
whatever it should be ok. 

Perhaps make and test a version, then post the spec diff for
comment/feedback if you like?

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