Wonky package dependencies?

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at gmail.com
Mon Apr 17 00:14:14 UTC 2006


On Sun, 2006-16-04 at 19:55 -0400, Brian Puccio wrote:

> > 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


Do I really need to trot out the definition of "pedantry" again?  Only
this time seriously rather than in a humourous vein?

Add the word "indirectly" before "rely" and try answering the question
asked instead, OK?

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