Proposed F19 Feature: Replace MySQL with MariaDB

Kellerman Rivero Suarez krsloco at
Wed Jan 23 13:07:38 UTC 2013

El 23/01/2013 08:18, "Fernando Cassia" <fcassia at> escribió:
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 4:55 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at>
> >
> > Yeah, 'all the compatibility testing' is something of a vague idea to
> > pin down :)
> Why can´t Fedora ship both? let users decide whether to use MySQL
> Community edition or MariaDB.
> After all it isn´t like size is an issue, given the DVD installer and
> repos. In fact, F18 ships with both Gnome 3 and the Gnome 2.x fork,
> Mate. Why not imitate that approach and add MariaDB "IN ADDITION TO"
> not "instead of".
> For MariaDB supporters, it´d be a big win "Fedora adds MariaDB to its
> However I suspect the objective is to get headlines like "Fedora drops
> MySQL for MariaDB" which has other, more political, implications.
> I favor freedom, let users decide.

Hi all. I believe we should have a reasonable test cycle. MariaDB is good
choice for politicals reasons, but We do not want to break things
> Just my $0.02
> FC
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