mariadb server now requires bash?

Bob Proulx bob at
Wed Mar 31 20:14:18 UTC 2021

Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> <rant>
> There is even worse thing about both mariadb and mysql: both of them in the latest version at least use JSON (Java Script Object Notation, really ?!!) somewhere in their tables.
> I feel like these two projects just added Junk onto their product. I always was recommending postgresql to developers I serve as sysadmin for who were starting some new project…
> </rant>


    PostgreSQL documenation
    9.16. JSON Functions and Operators

I don't know the actual timeline but I myself heard about postgresql
adding json functionality before mysql/mariadb did.


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