I would like to upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS but do-release-upgrade forces me to prior install all updates for my current release. I hold back the mysql update because of the issues from Jamf 10.41 with mysql 8.0.30 using apt-mark hold mysql*.
Any suggestions how to get to Ubuntu 20.04 and leave mysql on version 8.0.29?
When I had to downgrade mysql on two of my Jamf Pro servers prior to upgrading to 10.41, I needed to run these commands after doing the downgrade to prevent mysql from automatically upgrading:
sudo apt-mark hold mysql-server
sudo apt-mark hold mysql-common
sudo apt-mark hold mysql-server-core-*
sudo apt-mark hold mysql-client-core-*
I wonder if running these commands on your server will stop the upgrade from happening when you update to Ubuntu 20.04. You could test this by creating a VM running an older version of Ubuntu with mysql 8.0.29. Run these commands and then upgrade to 20.04 then check the version of mysql by running this command: mysql -V
Starting sudo do-release-upgrade will result in the message "Please install all available updates for your release before upgrading".
Prior to this I held back those mysql updates and installed all other updates.
Is there any way to force the release upgrade without checking of uninstalled updates?