On Tue, 2017-09-26 at 23:06 +0200, Christian Hesse wrote:
... We tried to upgrade to MariaDB 10.2.6, which ended in a disaster. The client library has been renamed from libmysqlclient to libmariadb and it has seen structural changes for data types. Programs fail to link or - if they do link - crash or misbehave, including data corruption.
I do not see any way to upgrade any time soon. IMHO data structures have to be made opaque in favor of accessing data via functions.
Thanks - so it's clear - are you saying that the recommended method of running mysql_upgrade does not in fact work properly?