[Mageia-dev] HEADSUP: mariadb available for testing

Sam Bailey cyprix at cyprix.com.au
Tue Nov 29 05:11:20 CET 2011

On Tue, 29 Nov 2011, 10:21:04 EST, Maarten Vanraes <alien at rmail.be> wrote:

> Hi,
> in order to get more testing, i've decided to submit to cauldron
> core/release,   however there lies a problem:
> The way I see it, there are 2 possibilities:
> A. I remove the mysql-client, libmysqlclient, mysql-common and assorted 
> packages from mysql, and provide them with mariadb, since libmysqlclient
> is   drop-in replacable (same library ABI and such), there is not 100%
> requirement   of rebuilding all libmysqlclient dependant programs.
> B. We drop mysql completely and submit mariadb

My vote is for B, but A works for me as well.

Sam Bailey

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