Bug 455206 - Provide both mysql and postgresql support using loadable maps patch
Provide both mysql and postgresql support using loadable maps patch
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jaroslav Škarvada
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-07-13 21:42 EDT by W. Michael Petullo
Modified: 2016-07-20 09:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-20 09:41:37 EDT
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Description W. Michael Petullo 2008-07-13 21:42:11 EDT
Description of problem:
Postfix provides support for the MySQL database. It would be nice if it
supported both MySQL and Postgresql using dynamically loadable modules, packaged
separately. The Debian project ships a patch that provides this feature. See
http://archive.netbsd.se/?ml=postfix-devel&a=2007-03&m=3406347.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
postfix-2.5.1-2.fc9.ppc

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
% ldd /usr/sbin/postfix
  
Actual results:
[...]
libmysqlclient.so.15 => /usr/lib/mysql/libmysqlclient.so.15 (0x1fd85000)
[...]

Expected results:
Core binaries are not linked against MySQL. MySQL support could be implemented
in a loadable module that is packaged separately.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Randy Yates 2010-08-23 21:53:33 EDT
While Michael's proposal is more elegant, I offer a (obvious) second approach: provide two packages: postfix-mysql and postfix-pqsql. It is VERY frustrating to have absolutely no postgresql support for postfix under fedora (forcing us to build from source).
Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2011-02-25 04:10:12 EST
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Comment 3 Jaroslav Škarvada 2016-07-20 09:41:37 EDT
AFAIK this feature got upstreamed and we already have it in Fedora, thus closing.

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