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Re: Windows installer MWL#55 finished.


Fix confirmed.  Now it installs on my system (as a fresh install.  I did not
try the upgrade wizard).  And BTW: did I remember to congratulate the very
nice rollback feature?

Two more questions comments:

Your default install path is \program files [(x86)]. You copy the /datadir
as a subfolder of /basedirr.  This will cause problems on Vista+ with UAC
enabled if the server is ever started from commandline as a non-service
(also if the user doing so is an administrator user).  Problem is that UAC
will 'virtualize' every database file that is written to.  Any change to
database (DDL, DM, logs - whatever) will be lost next time the server starts
as a service.

I realize that most Windows users will never start the server from
commandline. But still *in case \program files\.. is selected as /basedir*,
/datadir should be in \program data I think (MS recommendation for UAC
compliance with non-user programs).

SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'basedir'; -- C:\Program Files\MariaDB 5.2\
SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'datadir'; -- C:\Program Files\MariaDB 5.2\data\

2) There is no my.ini generated with a fresh install as far as I can see -
so the server probably runs (it does!) with very low default buffer settings
etc.  Also latin1 charset and MyISAM will be default.  I think a my.ini with
settings fit for a 1GB-2GB RAM machine should be generated - and with a few
configuration options.  And a my.ini will be required to solve 1) anyway.

But still it is a good installer (and there is a 64 bit one as well), so
this is an important step in the right direction.  So thanks for your

-- Peter

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 14:37, Peter Laursen <peter_laursen@xxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> I am a little bit busy now, but will confirm tonight. -- Peter
> On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 14:12, Vladislav Vaintroub <wlad@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> From: Peter Laursen [mailto:peter_laursen@xxxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: Dienstag, 1. Februar 2011 20:31
>> To: Vladislav Vaintroub
>> Cc: maria-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: [Maria-developers] Windows installer MWL#55 finished.
>> >It is a Danish Windows (Home Premium 64 bit).
>> Hi Peter,
>> As it turns out,  installer had the same "localization" problem
>> registering service on German Windows.  Fixed  now,  I uploaded the msis to
>> the same place
>> http://cid-ff0c950417b4f8a4.office.live.com/browse.aspx/share
>> Thanks,
>> Wlad