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Bug 455206 - Provide both mysql and postgresql support using loadable maps patch
Summary: Provide both mysql and postgresql support using loadable maps patch
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: postfix
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jaroslav Škarvada
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-07-14 01:42 UTC by W. Michael Petullo
Modified: 2016-07-20 13:41 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2016-07-20 13:41:37 UTC

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Description W. Michael Petullo 2008-07-14 01:42:11 UTC
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

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time

Steps to Reproduce:
% ldd /usr/sbin/postfix
Actual results:
[...] => /usr/lib/mysql/ (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 2010-08-24 01:53:33 UTC
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 09:10:12 UTC
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 13:41:37 UTC
AFAIK this feature got upstreamed and we already have it in Fedora, thus closing.

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