ubuntu packaging issues for 14.04

Bug #1281261 reported by George Ormond Lorch III on 2014-02-17
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Percona Server
Status tracked in 5.6
5.1
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5.5
Medium
George Ormond Lorch III
5.6
Medium
George Ormond Lorch III

Bug Description

On discussion with James Page after his initial review of PS 5.6:

* percona-server-common-5.6 needs to depend on mysql-common; otherwise we end up without a my.cnf

* Breaks/Conflicts/Provides need some work; Otto documented the virtual-* stuff here - https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/MySQL/virtual-mysql-server

* We need change to a Breaks/Replaces model for switching in/out versions, for example:
  * Package: percona-server-server-5.6
  * Breaks: mysql-server-5.5, mysql-server-5.6 mariadb-server-5.5
  * Replaces: mysql-server-5.5, mysql-server-5.6, mariadb-server-5.5
  * Provides: virtual-mysql-server

* changelog needs some work, the d/changelog file needs to get to a point where it is contiguous and documents the changes being made to the packages. For example, the last changelog entry is great for CI/trunk PPA's, but less good for general upload to the archive. See http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=pkg-mysql/mysql-5.5.git;a=blob;f=debian/changelog;h=78dd8916c5d54b1d855abdea3550861beb890b32;hb=HEAD for an example of what our changelog should look like.

* The Uploaders field in the d/control file needs updating, it is doubtful that Stewart will be doing any more work here.

* python-for-subunit2junitxml - embedding another projects source and then not referencing it in the d/copyright file will be noticed, it would be best if that could not be shipped in the orig.tar.gz

Tags: pkg Edit Tag help

We use python-for-subunit2junitxml for Jenkins only. Perhaps it can be removed from the source repo and added to the Jenkins slaves.

tags: added: pkg

Laurynas Biveinis <email address hidden> writes:
> We use python-for-subunit2junitxml for Jenkins only. Perhaps it can be
> removed from the source repo and added to the Jenkins slaves.

IIRC having it in the tree predates puppet, so it's much easier to add
everywhere on build slaves now.

--
Stewart Smith

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