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Re: Sphinx Storage engine for MariaDB
On Aug 10, Michael Widenius wrote:
> >>>> I think we should compile all the plugin in (but not enable all
> >>>> by default), at least for now, to make MariaDB as easy to use as
> >>>> possible.
> >>> On the opposite, I think you should compile them all out. But
> >>> preinstall them, that is add necessary lines to mysql.plugin table
> >>> from mysql_install_db. The user experience will be pretty much the
> >>> same as if everything was compiled in, but one would be able to
> >>> uninstall plugins easily, if needed.
> >> We considered this earlier.
> >> It'd work for new installs, but not for existing ones so they'd
> >> have them all disabled until manually added.
> > That's not too different from other changes in system tables.
> > mysql_fix_privilege_tables is generally recommended after an upgrade
> > anyway.
> mysql_fix_privilege_tables changes tables to be the newest version.
> We can't do this with the plugins, as we don't know for an old
> installation what plugins the user wanted to install.
All of them, of course.
If all plugins will be compiled in - they'll be all installed.
Installing them all in mysql_fix_privilege_tables will produce basically
the same effect.
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