MariaDB: Packagers needed
sven at lank.es
Mon Oct 29 03:36:21 UTC 2012
On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 11:31:25PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Uh, conflicting with MySQL is really a no go (just look at how many things
> require mysql-libs, and even mysql-server is required for Akonadi, and
> mysql-embedded or Amarok), why isn't the fork renaming its stuff? If the
> idea is to be a 100% compatible drop-in replacement, then Fedora needs to
> make a choice whether to ship Oracle's MySQL or MariaDB and then stick to
That may be the outcome of all of this. But that still means that we need
MariaDB packaged first.
All forks of mysql are meant as a drop-in replacement. There is also at
least PerconaDB with the same problem which would be interesting to package.
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