[aur-general] Putting mariadb into community
sh at lutzhaase.com
Wed Sep 28 03:20:16 EDT 2011
On 09/28/2011 09:07 AM, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
> "Ángel Velásquez" <angvp at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 2011/9/28 Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com>:
>> Due to Oracle's recent and absolutely unforeseeable new plans with MySQL, I thought it might be a good opportunity to put mariadb into community for those that depend on MySQL. Mariadb is designed to be a drop-in replacement for MySQL and as such I wondered whether it would make sense if mariadb replaced MySQL. Mariadb also conflicts with MySQL files which at least necessitates installing them to an alternative path.
>> I'm willing to maintain mariadb in community.
>> I'd like opinions on this.
> I agree even bringing other forks of mysql to community, my unique
> concern is, how qualified do you feel to maintain them? I hope you're
> not bringing mariadb just because oracle, else because you feel a
> master (relatively speaking) with mariadb.
> That said, if you feel you're qualified, i don't have any concern to
> have mariadb in community under your responsability.
>> -- Sven-Hendrik
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