[CentOS-devel] importing MariaDB to CentOS-Extras

Wed Dec 19 14:05:12 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 7:52 AM, Nux! <nux at li.nux.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.

So what happens to all of the packages that require mysql clients?  Or
is the client side compatible?

    Les Mikesell
       lesmikesell at gmail.com