On 12 February 2018 at 16:22, Steve Langasek wrote: | Package: rmysql | Version: 0.10.13-1 | Severity: wishlist | Tags: patch | User: ubuntu-de...@lists.ubuntu.com | Usertags: origin-ubuntu bionic ubuntu-patch | | Hi Dirk, | | As discussed at | <https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2016/09/msg00000.html>, | packages in Debian should build-depend on default-libmysqlclient-dev, not | directly on either libmariadb-dev or libmysqlclient-dev. Part of the | reasoning for this is to allow downstreams to make different decisions about | their "supported" implementations of MySQL. | | The attached patch which implements this also fixes a build failure of | rmysql in Ubuntu, which appears to be an incompatibility between rmysql and | mariadb-connector-c version 3.0.3. Since mariadb *is* the default mysql in | Debian, this won't help for any build failure there, but nevertheless | appears to be a correct change.
Done! Coincidentally, doesn't Ubuntu also default to MariaDB? Who doesn't, these days? Cheers, Dirk -- http://dirk.eddelbuettel.com | @eddelbuettel | e...@debian.org