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Re: protocol testing tool



     Sorry for being dense...do you have a link so others can look at the


On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 8:39 AM, Michael Widenius <monty@xxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Hi!
> >>>>> "Eric" == Eric Day <eday@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> Eric> Hi Sergei!
> Eric> Like I mentioned, this will be a tool written in Python that tests
> Eric> all the edge cases for the MySQL and Drizzle protocols. Currently I'm
> Eric> through the handshake code, and will be looking at command and result
> Eric> processing next. This is to make sure we guarantee compatibility as
> Eric> we re-write the protocol code in Drizzle.
> Eric> This will be part of the libdrizzle project, so free to use and
> Eric> contribute to it! I've not pushed anything up yet, but probably will
> Eric> do so by the end of this week. I'll send you a link once I push it
> up.
> Thanks, we will look into this shortly.
> There is two issues I can think of with using libdrizzle with MariaDB:
> - The client api is not binary compatible with MySQL.
>  This is a problem as we would like to be binary compatible with
>  MySQL's client library so that anyone can just replace MySQL with
>  MariaDB packages without having to recompile the clients.
> - libdrizzle doesn't support, as far as I know, some MySQL features
>  like prepared statements.
>  Do you have a full list of what things are not supported in
>  libdrizzle compared to libmysql?
> I would also like to do a full benchmarks to compare libdrizzle with
> libmysql to know how the libraries compare speedwise; I have already
> asigned this task to hakan.
> Regards,
> Monty
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