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

Bartłomiej Piotrowski b at bpiotrowski.pl
Mon Mar 4 09:58:12 EST 2013

On 2013-03-04 08:06, Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> Was this list generated using sogrep or similar? Also: How is this
> supposed to work? Unless we add provides=mariadb etc. to mysql these
> rebuilds will make it impossible to keep using mysql for users. If
> that's desired we need to announce this change including a migration
> guide way before we do the actual rebuilds and not after the fact.

Sorry, it was not, I just added missing packages.

I want to add provides= to MySQL (and the rest), I didn't have time
yesterday to do so. 2-3 weeks after rebuild I'll post a news about
package deprecation and migration guide; after another 2 weeks I would
like to move MySQL to AUR.

Bartłomiej Piotrowski

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