Bug #59158 Msi package of Net Connector has a strange name
Submitted: 24 Dec 2010 16:12 Modified: 13 Jun 2011 19:23
Reporter: Santo Leto Email Updates:
Status: Closed Impact on me:
Category:Connector / NET Severity:S3 (Non-critical)
Version:6.3.5 OS:Windows
Assigned to: CPU Architecture:Any
Tags: inconsistency, intuitiveness, packages, usability

[24 Dec 2010 16:12] Santo Leto
Names of msi packages we produce have typically the following form:

tool_name-version-win32.msi or tool_name-version-winx64.msi.

Furthermore, it is possible to download them directly (i.e. they are not included in zip archives).

Msi file for Connector Net is sort of rara avis from this point of view: its name is mysql.data.msi and it is included in a zip archive (mysql-connector-net-6.3.5.zip). 

Furthermore, "-commercial-" label is not included in the commercial version of the net connector available from edelivery.oracle.com.

(there are also other point of views from which this file is quite strange in respect to other packages, like for example the digital signature - but I will open a new report for this).

Any specific reason for this inconsistency in package naming?

How to repeat:
Download msi package.

Suggested fix:
- Please change name of Connector Net msi package. Using mysql-connector-net-6.3.5-win32.msi for the community edition and mysql-connector-net-commercial-6.3.5-win32.msi for the commercial edition would be more coherent with name of other packages.		

- Do not add Connector Net msi in a zip archive.
[24 Dec 2010 19:09] Valeriy Kravchuk
Thank you for the problem report.
[13 Jun 2011 19:23] Reggie Burnett
fixed with 6.3.7