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Repository locations

Repository location may contain two parts: a repository and a component.


By using a component you may choose to use either the GA version of the selected product or its beta version. percona-release recognizes release (used by default), testing, and experimental components.

Component Usage
release Stores released GA packages of products.
testing Is used for final QA and package testing for GA candidate packages of products.
experimental Hosts alpha and beta releases of products

For example, to prepare your system for installation of Percona Server for MySQL 8.0, run percona-release as follows:

$ sudo percona-release enable-only ps-80 release

To enable pre-release builds from the testing repository, run percona-release with the testing component.

$ sudo percona-release enable ps-80 testing

This example enables installing a pre-release version of Percona Server for MySQL 8.0.

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