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Re: Compatibility problems switching Glassfish application from MySQL to MariaDB


Am Mittwoch, 23. Januar 2013, 22:09:12 schrieb Vladislav Vaintroub:
> Hi Guido,
> See my comments below.
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm having some problems switching one of our Java/Glassfish-based web
> > applications over from MySQL to to MariaDB.
> > 
> > Since the MariaDB project advertises the software as a fully compatible
> > drop-in replacement for MySQL, the first thing I did was simply stop the 
> > MySQL
> > server, uninstall it, and then install and start MariaDB (5.5.28a, from
> > Gentoo
> > portage). We have got several C/C++ based application that access our
> > MySQL
> > databases. Those took a recompile, but afterwards continued to work as if
> > nothing had happened.
> Ideally, you do not have to recompile client-side. Client applications
> should continue working without recompilation. If this was not possible,
> could you please file a bug (details on bug system below)

I could investigate this further, but I believe this probably happened because 
I was switching from MySQL 5.1 to MariaDB 5.5, which caused the libraries to 
be renamed.