[arch-dev-public] [announcement draft] MariaDB replaces MySQL in repositories

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Mon Mar 25 06:03:32 EDT 2013

Am 25.03.2013 10:56, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Am 24.03.2013 17:50, schrieb Bartłomiej Piotrowski:
>> Migration example
>>     # systemctl stop mysqld
>>     # pacman -S mariadb libmariadbclient mariadb-clients
>>     # systemctl start mariadb
>>     # mysql_upgrade -p
> I will be affected here, so I'll better ask this time:
> Is it really that simple? If a PHP application uses mysql/mysqli, will
> it "just work" with mariadb? Any problems I may encounter?

I did a lot of tests regarding PHP and so far everything just works
fine; I switched archlinux.de to mariadb 17 days ago. Recent PHP version
don't even use the mysql client libraries, but their own implementation

Pierre Schmitz, https://pierre-schmitz.com

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