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  1. Percona Server for MySQL
  2. PS-5599

When installing PS on Ubuntu, it prompts for password even when skipping it

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Done
    • Priority: Low
    • Resolution: Cannot Reproduce
    • Affects Version/s: 5.7.25-28
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Packaging
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    • Environment:

      OS: Ubuntu 16.04

      Description

      Installing PS on Ubuntu 16.04 asks for password, even when disabling asking for password as shown on https://serversforhackers.com/c/installing-mysql-with-debconf using  'export DEBIAN_FRONTEND="noninteractive"'.

       

      Password prompts break script installation.

       

      How to test on Ubuntu 16.04:

      sudo su
      wget https://repo.percona.com/apt/percona-release_latest.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
      sudo dpkg -i percona-release_latest.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
      sudo apt-get update
      export DEBIAN_FRONTEND="noninteractive"
      sudo apt-get install -y percona-server-server-5.7

       

      If installing PXC or upstream MySQL it does not prompts for password when using 'export DEBIAN_FRONTEND="noninteractive"' which is expected behavior:

       

      On PXC 5.7:

      sudo su
      wget https://repo.percona.com/apt/percona-release_latest.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
      dpkg -i percona-release_latest.$(lsb_release -sc)_all.deb
      apt-get update
      export DEBIAN_FRONTEND="noninteractive"
      apt-get install -y percona-xtradb-cluster-57

       

      On upstream (before installing Percona packages):

      apt update
      export DEBIAN_FRONTEND="noninteractive"
      apt install -y mysql-server mysql-client

       

      You can remove "export" line and check that it prompts for password.

       

      Expected behavior: when installing PS 5.7, if setting 'export DEBIAN_FRONTEND="noninteractive"' ,  password prompt should not trigger. 

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              Assignee:
              evgeniy.patlan Evgeniy Patlan
              Reporter:
              carlos.tutte Carlos Tutte
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