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Re: revision 3037 build failure

From: Neal D. Becker <nbecker_at_hns.com>
Date: 2002-08-23 15:48:52 CEST

>>>>> "Garrett" == Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:

    Garrett> On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 09:35:38AM -0400, Neal D. Becker wrote:
>> I hope the problem with -ldb-4.0 can be fixed. I don't know enough
>> about autoconf to fix it myself. My setup is not unique, I believe
>> the installation of db4 as db-4.0 is standard for RedHat.

    Garrett> it's too bad that there is no standard location where we can expect to
    Garrett> find the berkeley db libs, but honestly, i don't think subversion's
    Garrett> configure scripts can be expected to take into account every possible
    Garrett> naming convention, since they seem to vary widely. the FreeBSD port
    Garrett> already has to patch configure to find libdb4, just like you had to
    Garrett> for redhat.

    Garrett> in my opinion, this should be handled by the packager for that system.
    Garrett> the rpms should do it for redhat, the debs should do it for debian,
    Garrett> the ports can do it for the various BSD's.

    Garrett> what would be nice perhaps is an option you can pass to configure to
    Garrett> change the library easily, so you could just do './configure
    Garrett> --with-berkeley-db=/usr/local/ --berkeley-db-lib=libdb-4.0' or
    Garrett> something like that.

Yes, that would be fine with me.

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