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Bug#513382: bug against mysql package for a non-autostarting mysqld


On šeštadienis 17 Spalis 2009 19:10:45 Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> > You gotta be kidding, aren't you? Why would all Debian KDE users care how
> >  to disable a mysql init script (which there is no decent user-friendly
> > way anyway) which they do not care about and which is supposed to be
> > handled transparently. Not an option.
> No really. Shipping the same binary twice is not the best thing to do
>  either. I agree that not every one would know how to disable an init
>  script.

Ubuntu solution:

mysql-server-core-5.1 ships mysqld, no init stuff.
mysql-server-5.1 ships init stuff.

> How about leaving the mysqld binary package as it is. Just provide a basic
> mysql-akonadi package that creates a /etc/default/mysql-akonadi file with
> mysqld system instance set to off.
> (The msyqld package could just be changed to check for this file and source
>  it, if available).
> akonadi can then depend on just mysql-akonadi.
> And if there are users (like me) who don't want to have one mysql for
>  akonadi and another one for amarok, can still go ahead and set mysql
>  system instance to 'on' in /etc/default/mysql-akonadi.
> Should cover all and still not require to ship the mysqld.

Way too overcomplicated solution for a rather simple problem.

Modestas Vainius <modestas@vainius.eu>

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