[debian-mysql] Packaging user-defined functions

Otto Kekäläinen otto at debian.org
Mon Mar 2 17:21:12 GMT 2020

> OK, I see. But does this mean that well-maintained UDF packages that are
> developed outside the MariaDB project are forbidden? I have found a
> better example to illustrate my question [1].
> Best,
> Andrius
> [1] https://github.com/juanmirocks/Levenshtein-MySQL-UDF

There is no general rule against UDF and they are not forbidden. They
are simply software form separate sources and they would need to be
packaged separately, and nobody has done that.

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