[Pkg-net-snmp-devel] Bug#953948: Alternative solution?

Diederik de Haas didi.debian at cknow.org
Sun Sep 6 02:31:06 BST 2020

On zondag 6 september 2020 03:21:27 CEST I wrote:
> I actually don't understand why a (net-)SNMP library has a *dependency* on a
> database to begin with (let alone MySQL).
> I understand that people want to store the information *after* the exchange
> of the info, but that should be decoupled from "a framework for the
> exchange of management information".

The dependency was re-added because of snmptrapd (bug #886221), so can't the 
dependency to MySQL not be added to that package?
Or introducing a libsnmp-mysql package?

I have pretty much zero knowledge about this package or its packaging, so if 
this is nonsense, feel free to disregard it.


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