[Mageia-dev] mysql vs mariadb

Sander Lepik sander.lepik at eesti.ee
Fri Apr 8 17:24:23 CEST 2011

08.04.2011 17:22, Ahmad Samir kirjutas:
> 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".
>> Oliver
> What I meant was not to drop mysql until we're sure Amarok
> builds/works/doesn't-barf with MariaDB.
Well.. there is also Drizzle: http://drizzle.org/


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