Triage report (2020-07-30)

Paride Legovini paride.legovini at
Thu Jul 30 17:10:52 UTC 2020

Robie Basak wrote on 30/07/2020:
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 06:45:08PM +0200, Paride Legovini wrote:
>> LP: #1889328 - *(New)     [mysql-8.0]      - package mysql-server-8.0
>> 8.0.21-0ubuntu0.20.04.3 failed to install/upgrade: installed
>> mysql-server-8.0 package pre-removal script subprocess returned error
>> exit status 1
>> Yes, this is not bogus. TLDR, this break the mysql install:
>>   apt install mariadb-server
>>   apt remove mariadb-server
>>   apt install mysql-server
>> More details in my comment there. Tagged server-next.
> This _may_ be considered a duplicate of
> The root cause may be a little different, but it's essentially the same
> thing - packaging doesn't currently support swapping from MariaDB to
> MySQL - but neither do the upstreams. We have discussed how this might
> be worked around in packaging, but it is non-trivial to implement and
> has never been prioritised.
> I don't think server-next is warranted here. It's something that affects
> people experimenting and doesn't affect servers in production. Nor is
> MariaDB in main.

Agreed, I removed the tag.
Thanks for the link to the more general bug.


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