[arch-general] Question about mariadb replacing mysql

Stefano Avallone stavallo at unina.it
Wed Mar 27 08:10:31 EDT 2013

On Wednesday 27 March 2013 11:21:45 Mike Cloaked wrote:
> The question remains as to whether any action is necessary after moving
> from mysql to mariadb for any user who is using Kontact and other KDE
> components that rely on mariadb after the change?
> Presumably there will be some people who know whether it will continue to
> work or not without taking any specific action once mariadb is installed?

I logged out of KDE (so that Akonadi was stopped) and installed mariadb as 
suggested by Arch developers in their announcement.

Everything is still working fine, so you should not worry about anything.

Also notice that after the upgrade /usr/bin/mysqld is provided by mariadb.


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