[debian-mysql] Bug#914172: Bug#914172: Bug#914172: mariadb-server-10.1: mariadb-server sec-update (10.1.37-0+deb9u1) uninstalls default-mysql-server, mysql-server, mariadb-server-10.1 & mariadb-client-10.1

Jeremy Davis jeremy at turnkeylinux.org
Wed Nov 21 09:05:39 GMT 2018

On 21/11/18 19:08, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> Are you aware of the unattended-upgrades package though?

I have heard of it, but never actually tested it.

FWIW we've been using this config for ~10 years now and this is only the
4th time it's bitten us (albeit one of the worst).

Perhaps it's time to have a closer look at unattended-upgrades?!

> Have you tried figuring out why apt wants to remove mariadb-server?

Pretty sure it's because we don't have libconfig-inifiles-perl installed
by default, which appears to (now?) be a 'depends' of mariadb-client-10.1.

FWIW we have apt configured to only install 'depends' and I assume that
it has moved from a 'recommends' to a 'depends' although that is only a

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