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Re: KDE 4.2 requires local MySQL Server

Martín Marqués wrote:
> 2009/2/16 Mark Haney <mhaney ercbroadband org>:
>> Martín Marqués wrote:
>>> 2009/2/16 Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com>:
>>>> On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Martín Marqués
>>>> <martin marques gmail com> wrote:
>>>>> IMHO, this is the beginning of the end of KDE
>>>> Because some portions of it require a free database engine? Seriously?
>>> Not becuase of that. Because it's starting to use resources which are
>>> totally unnecesary. It's starting to look like the Linux Vista: Nice,
>>> but useless.
>> What part of KDE requires MySQL server?  None that I am aware of. But
>> then I build my own from source and not rely on these asinine package
>> dependencies from binary packages.  There are NO KDE components that
>> /require/ MySQL.  You can' specify database support, but it's not required.
> Please, enlight me. How can akonadi work without a mysql instance?
> http://techbase.kde.org/Projects/PIM/Akonadi#Which_DBMS_does_Akonadi_use.3F
> BTW, is there a way to disable akonadi and still work with KDE destop?

And yes akonadi does require MySWL, but KDE 4.2 does NOT require
akonadi.  So my point is still very valid.

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