[CentOS-devel] importing MariaDB to CentOS-Extras

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Wed Dec 19 13:52:17 UTC 2012


On 19.12.2012 13:48, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 2:51 AM, Manuel Wolfshant
> <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro> wrote:
>> >> There seems to be a bit of interest in making MariaDB available 
>> in
>>> CentOS-Extras. There are a few options on how we set it up by 
>>> default:
>>>
>>> 1) replace MySQL completely
>>> 2) Have a parallel install with default port :3307
>>> 3) split the package by configs and have a config that replaces 
>>> mysql,
>>> sets port :3306 while the default install is a parallel install (
>>> /var/log/maraidb and port 3307 )
>> +1 for a complete replace. I doubt that anyone would use both 
>> servers in
>> the same time on the same machine, except maybe for evaluation 
>> purposes.
>
> Won't  (and shouldn't) that be a problem for any repository with a
> policy of "don't replace core packages"?

What they mean is probably to Conflict with mysql, not Obsolete it. A 
`yum update` won't kill your Mysql.

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