mariadb upgrade fetch fail last

Jan Steinman Jan at
Tue Aug 18 12:13:03 PDT 2015

> From: Stan Sanderson <stansand at>
> Re: fail to fetch on OS 10.10.5, MacBook Air- I copied mariadb-5.5.43.tar.gz from the iMac into the dist file on the Air. I then ran port upgrade outdated and achieved success.
> No idea why it wouldn?t fetch, despite 4 tries at different times, going through the list of available mirrors.

I hope I won't get in trouble for mentioning "the competition," but I, also, was unable to build MariaDB using MacPorts.

The MariaDB website recommends Homebrew for building/installing on Mac OS, and it worked for me.

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