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RE: [opensuse] What is 'MariaDB' and what has it done with my mysql??
- From: "Pete Connolly" <pete.connolly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 08:43:54 +0100
- Message-id: <01cf01caec26$b69e71f0$23db55d0$@firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Peter Nikolic [mailto:p.nikolic1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 05 May 2010 07:56
Subject: Re: [opensuse] What is 'MariaDB' and what has it done with my
On Wednesday 05 May 2010 05:44:31 Brian K. White wrote:
On 5/4/2010 7:20 PM, Patrick Shanahan wrote:to the user."
* David C. Rankin<drankinatty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [05-04-10 18:50]:
I did an update yesterday and with zypper's or yast's 'magic' the
'update' deleted mysql from my system and replaced it with
'MariaDB'. I sure in the heck didn't tell it to do that. Somebody
at Novell included code somewhere that says "On the next update,
delete mysql and replace it with MariaDB -- and don't make it obvious
Are you grasping straws? Or just flailing out where-ever?
I know, this discussion is hilarious to witness.
People, your systems were not changed by any mystery. Novell did not
make any such arbitrary disruptive change to your system.
OpenSUSE 11.2 updates repo still has mysql and no mariadb in it.
That means if your system changed to mariadb during an update, it was
because you ASKED for this to happen by adding some other repo to your
install sources, and then performed a blind update instead of of
reviewing the proposed update.
So, you went out of your way to add some external repo, and then you
used it irresponsibly, and then you accused Novell of breaking your
This is why big companies remove freedoms from the rest of us. Thanks.
One thing i have noticed over the past 18 months to 2 years is .. ,,
When someone somewhere in Novelle/openSUSE drops a brick the first thing
that happens is the buck is passed out to the users very quickly , This is
NOT a good way to go
A little LESS buck passing and a bit more oh S**T we frelled up would go a
long long long way know what i mean .
Did you read the email Pete? It certainly looks like you didn't.
If you add repos to your system from the build service, you can't blame
'Novelle' when those get updated.
You have asked for the cutting edge, you're getting it. You can't complain
about that. If it didn't get updated, you'd be the first to complain, as
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