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Package: dbconfig-common (2.0.24)

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framework that helps packages to manage databases

This package contains the core of the dbconfig-common framework. This framework presents a policy and implementation for managing various databases used by applications included in Debian packages.

It can:

 - support MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, and SQLite3 based applications;
 - create or remove databases and database users;
 - access local or remote databases;
 - upgrade/modify databases when upstream changes database structure;
 - generate config files in many formats with the database info;
 - import configs from packages previously managing databases on their own;
 - prompt users with a set of normalized, pre-translated questions;
 - handle failures gracefully, with an option to retry;
 - do all the hard work automatically;
 - work for package maintainers with little effort on their part;
 - work for local admins with little effort on their part;
 - comply with an agreed upon set of standards for behavior;
 - do absolutely nothing if that is the whim of the local admin;
 - perform all operations from within the standard flow of
   package management (no additional skill is required of the local

Tags: System Administration: Configuration Tool, Package Management, Software Development: devel::packaging, implemented-in::shell, Network Protocol: MySQL, protocol::db:psql, role::TODO, Role: Program, Application Suite: Debian, Purpose: use::configuring, works-with::db, Works with: Packaged Software

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