On 02/14/2013 01:07 PM, Chris wrote:
2013/2/14 Kevin Kofler<kevin.kofler(a)chello.at>:
> >Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote:
>> >>Surely you are not honestly consider replacing mysql installation with
>> >>mariadb on upgrades?
> >Have you missed the discussion? MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL,
> >it will REPLACE MySQL in Fedora repositories, and we like to keep existing
> >setups WORKING (e.g. we don't want to break Akonadi, which relies on an
> >autospawned mysql-server, or Amarok, which relies on mysql-embedded) and
> >supplied with security updates (which would not be the case for an
> >unmaintained MySQL RPM from an older Fedora release that just sits on your
> >disk), so of course, MariaDB WILL replace MySQL on upgrades.
.. unless you do a little change in your yum configuration:
Then the replacement won't happen.
In other words: It is not possible to install mysql on ferdora 19???
Fedora and freedom??? Freedom is to have the choice between mysql and
See the steps on the feature page: