Re: intent to create virtual package "mysql-server"
On Sun, May 02, 1999 at 07:58:35PM +0200, Christian Hammers wrote:
> I'm the new MySQL maintainer. Since the mysql programmer decided to give
> away the version before the current version as GPL (starting in about a
> month or too), I decided (after talking to the former mysql maintainers)
> to create a new package structure for the mysql packages:
> mysql-nonfree-server (most recent version)
> mysql-server (coming soon...older version)
> mysql-client (most recent version)
> mysql-doc (most recent version)
> mysql-dev (most recent version)
> So I like to make a "Provides: mysqld-server" in the two server packages.
IIRC The mysql website says that the gpl version of their server would
be called GNU MySQL. Perhaps calling the packages gnu-mysql-server or
something like that would work well.
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