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Re: Something like Pre-Depends for Suggests

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 04:37:03PM +0200, Michal Čihař wrote:
> Hi
> I think this problem is common to more packages, but I hit this at
> phpMyAdmin. The problem is that it Suggests mysql-server because it can
> also work with remote server. In the same time it uses dbconfig-common
> to configure the database. However dbconfig-common fails for obvious
> reasons when the server is not yet configured (and running). If it would
> be strict dependency, Pre-Depends would solve the issue, but there is
> not something like "I can use this package, but it has to be configured
> prior to installation".
> Any suggestions how to solve this problem?

Suggest a dummy package that pre-depends on mysql-server ?


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