[arch-dev-public] [RFC] Migration to MariaDB

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Feb 18 20:31:58 EST 2013

On 19/02/13 04:42, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> To get back to the point… This is how I would see the migration plan:
> 1. Synchronize MariaDB and MySQL systemd units.
> 2. Move MariaDB to [extra].
> 3. Rebuild packages depending on mysql/libmysqlclient/mysql-clients
> against its MariaDB counterparts.
> 4. Announce MySQL deprecation.
> 5. After month, drop MySQL to AUR.

That sounds a good plan (from someone who has no idea of the issues in
this area...)

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