MariaDB and Fedora

Christopher Brown snecklifter at
Sun Dec 13 11:21:38 UTC 2009

2009/12/11 Dennis J. <dennisml at>:
> On 12/10/2009 09:01 PM, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
>> On Thu, 10 Dec 2009 15:38:10 -0200
>> Henrique Junior<henriquecsj at>  wrote:
>>> I agree that postgresql is great, but MariaDB is expanding very fast.
>>> I'm not the best person to opine about databases, my experience is very
>>> limited, but it would be nice to keep an eye on MariaDB.
>> Well, duh. Who's going to maintain it though? There must be a warm body.
> I for one care much more about Drizzle than about MariaDB. From what I can
> tell MariaDB is basically just a new storage engine inside the old crufty
> MySQL shell whereas Drizzle is a (much needed) overhaul of the whole thing.
> Much more interesting for future projects if you ask me.
> Regards,
>  Dennis

Meh. May the best code win. I would have thought that at the moment
you could pretty much drop the MariaDB sources into the MySQL
directories and:

sed 's/MySQL/MariaDB/g' mysql.spec > mariadb.spec

as a start.

Christopher Brown

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