Proposed F19 Feature: Replace MySQL with MariaDB

Fernando Cassia fcassia at
Thu Jan 24 08:58:00 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Karel Volný <kvolny at> wrote:
> because resources are limited

I´ll have to trust your word.

> do you volunteer to maintain and test MySQL?

If I find a volunteer, will you continue shipping it?.

I smell a proxy war against Oracle for their Oracle Linux efforts,
totally politically motivated and with dubious technical reasons. But
hey, that´s just me.

I see that ZiffGatesNet is always willing to give a hand in seeing
FOSS projects forked and balcanized in as many little pieces as

As one commenter says
"Oracle is using RHEL source code to create Oracle Enterprise Linux
and compete directly with Red Hat's server products. Thus, one can
easily imagine a bit of enmity at Red Hat towards Oracle. As well as a
desire to 'stick it' to Oracle by replacing MySQL with MariaDB in
Fedora's LAMP stack. "

During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act
- George Orwell

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