On Tue, 2 Nov 1999, Gergely Madarasz wrote:
> 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.
Guess I'll use another ftp-server from now on, because I can't possibly
defend using programs that behaves this way. I'm sorry, because I really
liked proftd, but my disk-space is limited, and several small unnecessary
libraries quickly adds up.
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- Re: proftpd
- From: Gergely Madarasz <firstname.lastname@example.org>