[debian-mysql] final decision about MySQL r-deps needed / cleaning up the MySQL mess

Rene Engelhard rene at debian.org
Tue Oct 18 08:38:38 UTC 2016


On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 11:28:32AM +0300, Otto Kekäläinen wrote:
> 2016-10-17 22:01 GMT+03:00 Rene Engelhard <rene at debian.org>:
> > This means I'll orphan mysql-connector-c++ (well, remove myself from Uploaders:,
> > which makes it having no Uploader at all). Dmitry, if you want/need it
> > for mysql-connector-c++ feel free to add yourself and upload 1.1.7 to whatever
> > you want and it actually works.
> >
> > For LO, I disabled libreoffice-mysql-connector.
> I didn't find a package called mysql-connector-c++, is it already removed?

The source package is mysql-connector-c++.

> I only found this:
> https://packages.debian.org/stretch/libreoffice-mysql-connector
> The package seems to contain mysqlc.uno.so - this is unique to
> LibreOffice?

Yees, that's the LO component. And you see that it depends on libmysqlcppconn7v5

> I didn't quite understand why you cannot build against
> libariadbclient-dev or using the mariadb-connector-c?

Simple: Because LO uses the C++ bindings and not the C bindings? If you
mean why I don't build mysql-connector-c++ against mariadb, see my initial
mail. Newer versions of it do not build with it. (the version in sid is



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