[Openstack-devel] MySQL debconf problem (was: non-interactive keystone solution)

ghe. rivero ghe.rivero at gmail.com
Mon Feb 27 23:50:23 UTC 2012

Have you take a look to debostack.org script? It's an easy way to
install OpenStack in Debian, and short enough to figure out how things

Ghe Rivero

On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 12:44 AM, Alexey Eromenko <al4321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> This problem is more Debian-wide, but also affects OpenStack.
> When installing any kind of mysql application on Debian (phpbb3 or OpenStack),
> it pulls only mysql-client (not the server) as a dependency, but
> debconf asks whenever to use "mysql-server",
> and obviously fails. ("mysql-server" is not a dependency for mysql
> applications because it can be remote, like X11)
> If we could solve the "debconf + mysql-server" puzzle, we could make
> deployment of openstack-dashboard one apt-get away.
> I don't know how-to solve it.
> Introduce dependency on "mysql-server" ? (looks ugly for server
> people, but good for newbies. Debian people unlikely to accept it.)
> Better ideas ?
> Theoretically I could attempt to write an "openstack-quick-install"
> meta-package, which could pull in all dependencies (including
> "mysql-server") and get a single-host OpenStack up-n-running
> effortlessy.
> It could be Debian's answer to Ubuntu's "devstack".
> Opinions ? Ideas ?
> --
> -Alexey Eromenko "Technologov"
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