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Re: Debian packaging - option to enable feedback plugin


2014-05-21 9:36 GMT+03:00 Stewart Smith <stewart@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> Otto Kekäläinen <otto.kekalainen@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> I've been thinking about this too, but I haven't formed an opinion yet
>> on what is the best way to introduce this. I assume there are many
>> debianists who don't like data collection, and server admins who
>> simply don't want new dialogs to mess up their automated installation
>> systems. If I introduce this as a low priority question, most who
>> install will not be prompted. I need to think more around this..

Just as a side note, Percona Xtrabackup is pending to be removed from
Debian this month unless due to the privacy issues of the "call home"

In Debian the MariaDB feedback plugin needs to be strictly opt-in to
avoid similar fate.

I will look later at adding a opt-in question during the installation
phase in Debian.

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