[debian-mysql] Bug#732878: Add MariaDB as an alternative dependency
spamaps at debian.org
Sat Jan 18 07:19:53 UTC 2014
Excerpts from olivier sallou's message of 2014-01-17 23:11:55 -0800:
> 2014/1/17 Otto Kekäläinen <otto at seravo.fi>
> > 2013/12/30 Otto Kekäläinen <otto at seravo.fi>:
> > > We discussed this on the pkg-maint-mysql list and the recommended policy
> > is now:
> > >
> > > All packages that at the moment depend directly on mysql-client should
> > > instead have something like:
> > >
> > > Depends: the-one-they-tested-with | virtual-mysql-client
> > > (or Suggests or Recommends)
> Do you know if libmysql-java is compatible with MariaDB ? I see no
> libmariadb-java for the moment in archive.
> I suppose there will be one as MariaDb propose Java driver on its web site.
> But will it follow the same rule with a kinda libvirtual-mysql-java ?
MariaDB speaks the MySQL protocol exactly, so yes they will be
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