Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#61105 new enhancement

mariadb-10.{4,5}: usage of the new mariadb-* names

Reported by: iefdev (Eric F) Owned by:
Priority: Normal Milestone:
Component: ports Version: 2.6.3
Keywords: Cc: michaelld (Michael Dickens)
Port: mariadb-10.4, mariadb-10.5


Maybe not an “enhancement”, but I didn't find a better type. It's more of a question.

The files:

They're the ones used by mysql_select to put the files in ${prefix}/bin, right?

MariaDB is having some name changing going on. From 10.4.6 MariaDB have started to use mariadb-* names. In 10.4 they are symlinks to the mysql_* version, and in 10.5 it the other way around - the mysql_* names are symlinks to the mariadb-* names.

Example: (see the dashed info boxes)

Shouldn't the maria-* names be included as well when adding files to ${prefix}/bin? Like, if they're changing their nameing convention, so should we.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by iEFdev

Summary: mariadb-10.{4,5}: usage of the new maria-* namesmariadb-10.{4,5}: usage of the new mariadb-* names
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