[mythtv-users] mythtv-database package in debian stable

Chris Butler chrisb at crustynet.org.uk
Fri Jul 30 18:57:12 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 09:32:28AM -0500, Harry Coin wrote:
> That error happens all the time when installing on slave backends.
> Somehow the whole database and mysql package gets installed along
> with the salve backend totally unnecessarily.    There needs to be
> two debian packages for the mythtv-backend, one for the master
> backend which requires all the database stuff, and one for the slave
> backend which does not.

Actually, the mythtv-backend package only "Recommmends" the mythtv-database
package, rather than depending on it. This means that apt will install it by
default, but you can remove it without apt complaining.


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