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MariaDB 10

Post by willemgrooters » Fri Sep 16, 2022 12:23 pm

The currrent version of MariaDB on VMS is 5.5 (the basic offfspring of MySQL 5.5) but this is quite out-of-date. Current open source programs often require MariaDB 10, more precise: 10.6. Is there a chance that VSI - or any C/C++ guru - will port this to VMS?
(I have no knowlegde of DB internals or C/C++, so I cannot do this)
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Re: MariaDB 10

Post by arne_v » Fri Sep 16, 2022 3:14 pm

According to Mark Berryman in some old comp.os.vms thread then newer MariaDB versions require a newer C++ standard than what the traditional VMS C++ compiler supports, so we have to wait for CLang on VMS x86-64.
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Re: MariaDB 10

Post by marty.stu » Tue Sep 20, 2022 7:15 am

willemgrooters wrote:
Fri Sep 16, 2022 12:23 pm
The currrent version of MariaDB on VMS is 5.5 (the basic offfspring of MySQL 5.5) but this is quite out-of-date. Current open source programs often require MariaDB 10, more precise: 10.6. Is there a chance that VSI - or any C/C++ guru - will port this to VMS?
(I have no knowlegde of DB internals or C/C++, so I cannot do this)
Willem,

Generally, Arne is right. Until a newer C++ standard is available on OpenVMS, it is impossible to port MariaDB 10.x. As soon as Clang reaches maturity on OpenVMS, we will definitely look at porting MariaDB 10.
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