[mythtv-users] Recordings not working

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Sun Jun 13 15:54:20 UTC 2021

On Sun, Jun 13, 2021 at 3:36 PM Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:

> You know...some time back I switched all my systems from MySQL to
> MariaDB and couldn't be happier with it. This makes me wish they'd
> fork the client code as well, so we can get the idiots at Oracle out
> of the picture entirely....maybe this inexcusable bullshit wouldn't
> occur.

They did.  The mariadb-connector-c library exists
on most distros, but it may not automatically
replace the mysql connector library for existing
installations in all cases (typically the two
connector libraries are going to be marked as
conflicting, so how that is handled will vary).

That is why (primarily) this was seen on ubuntu
systems as that is the only major distro who has
continued to default to mysql long after others
moved to mariadb.

On the other hand, there was a case where the
mariadb connector did not work with a change
to mysql for a time until corrected, so mixing
and matching can result in at least short term
pain during any update until something gets

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