[aur-general] bacula package

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Wed Jan 2 06:04:45 EST 2008

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: aur-general-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:aur-general-
> bounces at archlinux.org] Namens kalos
> Verzonden: dinsdag 1 januari 2008 22:06
> Aan: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Onderwerp: Re: [aur-general] bacula package
> Il 1/1/2008 11:32 Gour ha scritto:
> > Thank you for your attempt to bring bacula packge up-to-date.
> >
> > I'm installing it at the moment, but see that it has mysql deps.
> >
> > Will it be possible to remove mysql dep and just inform user to
> install
> > some database back-end 'cause  Bacula can use either MySQL,
> PostgreSQL
> > or even SQLite, although, I agree, configuring Bacula with different
> > back-ends involve some extra hacking?
> No, it's no possible, because bacula must have a database library in
> build
> time.
> IMHO the KISS solution is write 3 different PKGBUILD..
> ex: 'bacula' packet have a _standard_ depend db: mysql, 'bacula-sqlite'
> have
> sqlite db etc..
> Another important question is the PKGBUILD of the various clients:
> bconsole
> (text), bat(qt4+qwt), gconsole(gnome/gtk) and wxconsole(wxWindget)
> I try to write PKGBUILD for various db backend and for all clients ..
> Have patience it's my first AUR packet ;)
> (ehm.. sorry for my english! )

Remember that we have library-only packages for mysql and postgresql, so you can save yourself the work for splitting these things up. Depending on postgresql and mysql itself is not-done, as you should have the choice to run the database on a different host.

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