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Re: Something like Pre-Depends for Suggests

Le mardi 20 octobre 2009 à 14:31 +0200, Vincent Danjean a écrit : 
> Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > A possible solution to this kind of issue is to create a package
> > available-mysql-server, which Depends: mysql-server |
> > dummy-mysql-server. The dummy-mysql-server could simply drop a note
> > indicating that you need to configure the remote server. Not very simple
> > for the user, I’m afraid, but more reliable.
> Why the available-mysql-server package ?
> You should be able to directly depend on mysql-server | dummy-mysql-server

Erm yes of course.

BTW the dummy-mysql-server package could also propose to configure a
global my.cnf corresponding to the said remote server, to ease the work
of packages using dbconfig-common.

 .''`.      Josselin Mouette
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  `-     future understand things”  -- Jörg Schilling

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