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Re: [debian-mysql] Will we see MariaDB in Jessie?

On 6 May 2013 18:54, Paul Tagliamonte <paultag@debian.org> wrote:
> Meh. +1 to kill MySQL for MariaDB. It's got a much better future. I see
> it more like a libc changeover. Who cares, it's got the same interface.
> We only have things to gain (better upstream, upstream commited to real
> f/oss, new features, etc.)

Personally I think the users should have the flexibility to choose.

Having a policy on how such packages can coexist could then allow
other options to also be added cleanly (MySQL Cluster, Percona, Galera

That's not to say the recommended one can't switch to MariaDB, if the
community decides that's the way to go.

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