[Mageia-dev] mysql vs mariadb
ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 16:22:41 CEST 2011
On 8 April 2011 16:20, Oliver Burger <oliver.bgr at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Thierry Vignaud <thierry.vignaud at gmail.com> schrieb am 08.04.2011
>> On 8 April 2011 16:05, Ahmad Samir <ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> So I'd like to ask you, what you think, we should do?
>> >> - package mariadb as an alternative for mysql
>> >> - package mariadb nd drop mysql or
>> >> - stay with mysql and not package mariadb at all at least for
>> >> the time being
>> >> By the way, if any of my words reads a bi peculiar, the "a" key
>> >> on my keyboard isn't working all the time, so try adding an "a"
>> >> while you read it :D
>> > About option 2, can't be dropped at the moment, as e.g. Amarok
>> > requires it.
>> I would expect it to be binary compatible with mysql.
> According to its website it "offers drop-in replacement functionality
> for MySQL".
What I meant was not to drop mysql until we're sure Amarok
builds/works/doesn't-barf with MariaDB.
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