[Pkg-net-snmp-devel] Bug#836312: unneccessary build-dependency on libmysqld-dev

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Wed Jan 11 19:06:04 UTC 2017

severity 836312 serious
user pkg-mysql-maint at lists.alioth.debian.org
usertags 836312 default-mysql

On Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:23:33 +0200 "Steinar H. Gunderson"
<sgunderson at bigfoot.com> wrote:
> Source: net-snmp
> Version: 5.7.3+dfsg-1.4
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> net-snmp Build-Depends on libmysqld-dev. This is a product known as “Embedded MySQL”,
> which is for if you want to embed all of mysqld in your binary, SQL parser and all.
> (It is in many ways similar to SQLite.) From what I can see, it doesn't actually link
> to libmysqld; if you just want the regular client library to connect to a MySQL server,
> you should probably use libmysqlclient-dev instead. (libmysqld-dev depends on
> libmysqlclient-dev, which is why the package still builds.)

Ack, but you should build-depend on default-libmysqlclient-dev instead as we're
moving to mariadb.

This is RC as you depend on libmysqlclient18 because of this, rather than on


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