Re: questions about database installations
On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Toni Mueller wrote:
> Of course I can. I have just forwarded you (Paul) the mail exchange
> pertaining to that case that should shed some light on the initial
> problems, but the gist of it is that I could not get the dbconfig-common
> stuff to run reliably, while the freeze was approaching rapidly. As I
> wanted the package to really make it into Squeeze, Nikolai was mostly
> unavailable to help at that time, and I was stuck, I removed everything
> that I could not fix, thus making at least the leftovers work correctly,
> and the package move into the release.
> There's generally nothing wrong with using the available toolchain, but
> a working bare-bones package takes precedence over a non-working package
> with bells and whistles, in my book at least. I can also provide a
> bazaar or git repo that details the evolution of the package, if
> desired. That would allow you to form your own opinion, and maybe
> provide me with feedback about what went wrong.
Given the circumstances, that seems to be a reasonable set of actions.
Now that the next freeze is approaching, I hope you can both work
together to get the dbconfig-common stuff working again.