[debian-mysql] Bug#672359: thanks

Nicholas Bamber nicholas at periapt.co.uk
Sat May 12 14:31:14 UTC 2012

On 12/05/12 15:11, M. Dietrich wrote:
> Hi,

> this is the usual setup, right? a database backend with mysql is contacted
> remotely...

Not always. In a  webserver+database stack turning off network access to 
the database is a security step. But yes you have found a bug in the 
Debian packaging.

> i don't like those meaningless files that keep directories - isn't there a
> better way to install a dir without files?
I agree and I think there is. Just needs some thought on how to split up 
the config files - without causing more upgrade failures.

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