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Re: Doing a clean install with ATYPICAL constraints

On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 08:12:29PM +0100, Joe wrote:
> OK, it looks like I'm wrong, and the Debian packaging of mariadb is
> *not* a drop-in replacement for mysql, at least from a clean
> installation.
> I was sort of under the impression that Debian had changed horses to
> mariadb, and managed it with metafiles and transition packages, but it
> appears that both my wheezy server and my sid workstation are still on
> mysql. I'm using mariadb, but apparently only on my Win8 laptop.

I don't use MySQL or MariaDB myself, but a MySQL -> MariaDB transition
is listed as one of the stretch release goals, and "done", here:


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