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Re: Gentoo Ebuilds for MariaDB on GitHub
On 3/11/2010 2:24 PM, Daniel Bartholomew wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Mar 2010 12:58:49 -0500, Brian Evans
> <grknight@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Brian> emerge is the Gentoo package manager.
> Brian> Brief HowTo:
> Brian> 1. Grab the ebuilds and related files into a directory: "git
> Brian> clone http://github.com/grknight/mariadb-gentoo.git"
> Brian> 2. Add the directory to your PORTDIR_OVERLAY in /etc/make.conf.
> Brian> e.g. PORTDIR_OVERLAY="/usr/local/portage/mariadb-gentoo"
> Brian> 3. Copy the files from the distfiles directory in the repository
> Brian> to /usr/portage/distfiles. (This is for mariadb patches that
> Brian> differ from Gentoo main.)
> Brian> 4. Add dev-db/mariadb to your /etc/portage/package.keywords and
> Brian> add any optional features (USE flags) to
> Brian> your /etc/portage/package.use 5. emerge mariadb
> I've added the how-to to the page.
I've also asked Gentoo to include MariaDB via their bug:
Robin Johnson has begun to accept my changes and will be added to Gentoo
proper in the future.
It is still in an experimental overlay, but will be merged to the main tree.
So, the above instructions are valid until Gentoo posts into the
Then, Gentoo fans can simply "emerge mariadb".