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Re: c-icap-modules not available anymore on pkgin command

On 01/13, Andries Annema wrote:
> Oh, that's interesting. This is the first time I ever heard of 'Percona'. I
> am looking into that fork now.
> However, I can hardly believe 'Mariadb' is not used anymore. Maybe not from
> the Joyent-pkgsrc builds, but from the pkgsrc-repo in general..?

MariaDB is of course still used extensively.  In my use case, MariaDB
binary packages are available via Yum, the native binary package
management system of RHEL 7.  Binary packages are also available from
MariaDB itself, and MariaDB actually recommends using the packages they

So, it seemed best to me to install from MariaDB's Yum repo.

However, I agree that it's a little surprising that no one seems to be
using MariaDB packages from pkgsrc.

> For me, as an OmniOSce user, there's also the option of migrating to their
> 'extra' repo for 'mariadb', but I guessed 'pkgsrc' as a repo would be more
> future proof. I may have been mistaken. Unless 'Percona' is a proper drop-in
> replacement. Thanks for that pointer.

I've never used it, but it claims to be a drop-in replacement for MySQL
on its website

where it says:

  Percona Server for MySQL(r) is a free, fully compatible, enhanced and
  open source drop-in replacement for any MySQL database.  It provides
  superior performance, scalability and instrumentation.


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