Re: RFC: best practice creating database
On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 05:19:07PM +0200, Uwe Steinmann wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 03:38:59PM +0200, Philipp Matthias Hahn wrote:
> > Hello!
> > What is consideres best practice when a package uses a SQL database
> > (mysql, postgresql) and needs to create its own catalog and/or tables?
> > [ ] Disable the package until someone has manually setup the database?
> > [ ] Ask a lot of questions via debconf and try to setup in postconf?
> I'd go for the second option.
> Setting up a database is somewhat errorprune but still something
> achievable in a postinst script.
Methinks we need something like wwwconfig-common, but for databases...