[debian-mysql] Packaging user-defined functions

Otto Kekäläinen otto at debian.org
Mon Mar 2 13:57:54 GMT 2020

> On 2020-03-02 14:47, Otto Kekäläinen wrote:
> > What UDF exactly do you mean? URL?
> This GitHub account [1] contains a bunch of MySQL UDF that could be
> tweaked to work on MariaDB. Actually, the reason I ask is that I'm
> myself interested in developing UDFs for my $dayjob. Just wanted to know
> that I am not spending time on something so hackish that would be
> forbidden by team policy in Debian. By the way, packaging UDFs for
> Debian would raise a namespace issue, as both core and user-defined
> functions fall in the same space.
> Best wishes,
> Andrius
> [1] https://github.com/mysqludf

This is a separate thing maintained by some individuals, and is not
related in any way to MariaDB itself.

It does not look suitable for inclusion into Debian. Website is broken
and Twitter account has been silent since 2014.

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