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Bug 665970

Summary: net-dns/pdns: Validate DEPEND on virtual/mysql
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Brian Evans <grknight>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Sven Wegener <swegener>
Status: RESOLVED FIXED    
Severity: normal    
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
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Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 763480    

Description Brian Evans Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev 2018-09-12 17:33:22 UTC
THIS IS A MASS FILING TO ALL PACKAGE WITH A DEPEND ON virtual/mysql

As was announced on the gentoo-dev-announce mailing list[1],
virtual/mysql is no longer viable to depend on providing the client libraries
or the mysql_config tool.

Most uses of DEPEND="virtual/mysql" (or conditionals based upon it) will not
work in the future.

If this package (optionally) depends on libmysqlclient.so* or mysql_config for
building, you will need to have dev-db/mysql-connector-c as the DEPEND/RDEPEND.

If this package (optionally) depends on libmariadb.so* or mariadb_config for
building, you will need to have dev-db/mariadb-connector-c as the
DEPEND/RDEPEND.

If this package requires the server running locally, virtual/mysql is
acceptible for RDEPEND and only in DEPEND when tests demand it.

The rare exception when server only files are required at build time should you
keep a compatible server listed.

After 60 days, roughly mid-October 2018, remaining packages will be forcefully
changed to mysql-connector-c with little or no testing. The server packages
will drop their compatibility DEPEND shortly after.

[1] https://archives.gentoo.org/gentoo-dev-announce/message/618f39bce863911d8955ee9f83636ca4
Comment 1 Sven Wegener gentoo-dev 2018-11-21 17:33:22 UTC
Switched to dev-db/mysql-connector-c