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Re: [opensuse-factory] libmysqlclient18 removal - replacement
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 13:35:22 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <alpine.LSU.2.21.1712211333460.6421@Telcontar.valinor>
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On Monday, 2017-12-18 at 11:38 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

On Monday 2017-12-18 08:48, Simon Becherer wrote:

https://mariadb.com/kb/en/library/mariadb-vs-mysql-compatibility/
"The shared client library is binary compatible with MySQL's client library"
..."All MySQL connectors (PHP, Perl, Python, Java, .NET, MyODBC, Ruby, MySQL C
connector etc) work unchanged with MariaDB."

I have not checked *all* the possibilities, but quite a few.


1.

Distributions can in their free power patch it to a certain degree that makes
it _less_ compatible than what upstream promotes.

That is what happened with mysql-community-server. Comparing Leap 42.3's mysql
with Factory mariadb 10.1 ("libmysql56client.so.18" vs "libmysqlclient.so.18")
shows:

...

So to summarize:
- Treat the incompatibility expressed by SONAME changes as exactly that:
being incompatibile.


Thank you for this detailed explanation, appreciated :-)

- -- Cheers,
Carlos E. R.
(from openSUSE 42.2 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)

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