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Re: proftpd

On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, David Weinehall wrote:

> On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, Christian Hammers wrote:
> > > Doing an "apt-get update; apt-get -u upgrade" today, it refused to update
> > > proftpd. That's fine so far. But the reason somewhat puzzles me...
> > > It say that it will install:
> > > 
> > > libmysqlclient6 libpgsql2
> > 
> > proFTPd is able to use SQL databases for storing passwords for authentication.
> > Its maintainer probably thought that is would be better to let apt-get 
> > fetch those 100kb more than disabling this support or splitting
> > proftpd into proftp-mysql and proftpd-pgsql etc.
> Wouldn't it be better make it suggested rather than required? A couple of
> 100kb here and there adds upp pretty quickly...

No... proftpd is linked against these libraries, if they weren't
installed, proftpd would not start at all.

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