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Re: Berkeley DB in our source tree?

From: Brian Behlendorf <brian_at_collab.net>
Date: 2000-08-11 01:15:46 CEST

On Thu, 10 Aug 2000, Jim Blandy wrote:
> So, here's my question: should I just import Berkeley DB into our
> repository on a vendor branch, or should we simply tell people,
> "Install Berkeley DB 3.1.4 before you build Subversion" and stay out
> of it? What would folks prefer?

Is Berkeley DB specifically required, or any *dbm? (gdbm, sdbm, etc)

Either way, I'm a fan of modularity, so I'd argue for making it an
external dependency, though I might argue for including it in the
release tarball.

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