Wonky package dependencies?

Brian Puccio brian at brianpuccio.net
Sun Apr 16 23:55:02 UTC 2006


On Mon, 2006-04-17 at 07:19 +0800, Michael T. Richter wrote:
> In Breezy I decided to install MySQL on my wife's computer.  I chose
> the server version.  Imagine my surprise when it insisted on dragging
> postfix along for the ride?
> 
> What gives?  Why does MySQL's server component rely on postfix?

MySQL does not rely on postfix. It recommends mailx, which in turn
relies on postfix or any other MTA for that matter. Take a look for
yourself:

http://packages.ubuntu.com/dapper/misc/mysql-server-5.0
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