2010 the year for package builds? [was Re: Is it time to start regression testing yet?]

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Tue Jan 5 16:14:54 PST 2010

On Jan 5, 2010, at 17:52, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2010-1-6 10:38 , C. Florian Ebeling wrote:
>> William Siegrist who looks after the other MP systems was
>> pushing into the direction of MySQL anyway
> I don't remember it that way. He was against adding Yet Another DBMS to
> the server without a good reason. MySQL was simply mentioned as what
> currently runs ports.php, and I don't recall anyone saying that ditching
> it wouldn't be possible. Portmill and (the hypothetical future) MPWA
> should probably use the same back end.

He may have been remembering my comments instead of William's. I did recommend using MySQL instead of CouchDB, if only because I have used MySQL for years, and know nothing about CouchDB other than its name.


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