[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

Olaf van der Spek ml at vdspek.org
Wed Nov 21 09:40:13 GMT 2018

On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 10:05 AM Jeremy Davis <jeremy at turnkeylinux.org> wrote:
> > 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
> guess...

I think it wasn't in recommends either but that's not relevant.
The question is: why didn't apt just install libconfig-inifiles-perl?

Could you reproduce the issue and find out?


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