[CentOS-devel] importing MariaDB to CentOS-Extras

Wed Dec 19 13:05:08 UTC 2012
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 12/19/2012 02:51 AM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 12/19/2012 04:33 AM, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> hi Guys,
>> 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.
> Option 3 is more elegant but I do not think that it's worth the effort

This is my vote as well.

With respect to EPEL ... if someone wants to do that it would be great.
 If they do, and if it happens in a timely fashion, we can forgo it in
CentOS Extras.

But that is not something we should drive on the CentOS lists.

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