Re: how to deal with packages depending on mysql-server
On Tue, 25 Jul 2006 09:49:06 +0100
Steve Kemp <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> How about:
> Depends: mysql-remote-server | mysql-server
> Then create a dummy "mysql-remote-server" package which (possibly
> conflicts with mysql-server) could be used to satisfy dependencies
If you want to add extra packages for dependencies only, Depends:
virtual-mysql-server and make mysql-remote-server provide that. Or let
it to user using equivs.
> On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 10:21:03AM +0200, Michal ??iha?? wrote:
> > I think suggests is enough for this case. Having two packages just
> > because of different dependencies is overcomplicated.
> Suggests works for me,but I do think there is a bit of simplification
> in the idea of a virtual package..
mysql-remote-server might help with dbconfig-common, but I don't know
how that beast works.
Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com | http://blog.cihar.com