MariaDB starting with 10.4.6
mariadb-install-db was added in MariaDB 10.4.6.
mariadb-install-db is a symlink to
mysql_install_db, the client statically linked to the embedded server.
In MariaDB 10.5 mariadb-install-db will be the main command and mysql_install_db will be a symlink to
This is part of an effort to prefix all
mariadb- commands with
mariadb- instead of
mysql-, while still keeping the old commands around to not break any existing scripts.
See mysql_install_db for details.