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Date:      Sat, 30 Mar 2013 12:40:04 +0100
From:      Andrei Brezan <>
Subject:   Re: databases/mysql55 to databases/mariadb
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On 03/28/13 19:05, Michael Powell wrote:
> Andrei Brezan wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> Is there a make.conf option that I can use to replace
>> mysql55-[server,client] with mariadb55-[server,client] or i need to use
>> for example pkg set -o
>> databases/mysql55-client:databases/mariadb55-client?
>> What happens if I want to use one port with mysql dependency and another
>> one with mariadb as dependency? This is just a theoretical question, I
>> don't have such a requirement, yet.
>> All this is on 9.1-RELEASE but I think applies to different versions too.
> Look at: /usr/ports/Mk/ I only perused it briefly, but I
> think you want something such as MYSQL_VER=55m.  The 'm', or 'p' suffix
> switches to either MariaDB or PostgreSQL if I understand correctly.
> At any rate, this is the file that controls this. If it doesn't work
> (possibly I've got it wrong), I'd suggest a PR to get it added in.
> -Mike
Hi Mike,

Why I'm trying to put this in make.conf is for poudriere to build a 
local repo. It seems that I needed to add WITH_MYSQL_VER=55m for eg 
security/amavisd-new to grab maria instead of my.
Also what i've noticed is that 'p' as a suffix is for percona.

Thanks for the tip,

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