[kde-linux] Akonadi problems
kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sat Apr 17 09:20:14 UTC 2010
On Saturday, 2010-04-17, lars.koraeus at gmail.com wrote:
> I do hope that the adonadi people will fix this problem. It would be a a
> very bad solution if they think they can hijack other demons. The mysqld
> is not there for KDE sole purpose. If KDE try to stop mysql it is the same
> as never to start KDE at all but use something else.
By default Akonadi uses its own MySQL instance, thus not interfering with
When configured to use an external instance, e.g. a system wide MySQL
instance, it will neither attempt start not stop of that instance.
Which is why this option is not the default since it requires some other
start/stop mechanism be setup and working correctly, e.g. system runlevel
One can basically think of the default setup like MySQL/Embedded, where the
MySQL code is linked into the application and doing the database work in the
This option has actually been desired but had to be dropped due to
MySQL/Embedded not supporting any backend with transaction support (at least
at the time of last evaluation).
Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 190 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part.
More information about the kde-linux