[debian-mysql] Bug#877845: Bug#877845: libmariadb-dev-compat: Cannot install static libmysqlclient with libmysql++-dev

Otto Kekäläinen otto at debian.org
Sat Aug 4 17:26:26 BST 2018

Control: tags -1 wontfix


The whole point of a -compat package is that it replaces the other
with files with the same names in the same paths.
You cannot co-install them and there should be no need or use case for
anybody to want to do so. Use either one.

$ sudo apt install libmysql++-dev
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  default-libmysqlclient-dev libmysql++3v5 libmysqlclient-dev
Suggested packages:
The following packages will be REMOVED: libmariadb-dev-compat
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  default-libmysqlclient-dev libmysql++-dev libmysql++3v5 libmysqlclient-dev

$ dpkg -L libmariadb-dev-compat

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