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Re: Attn David Summers: BDB bizarreness in summersoft RPMs

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-11-27 08:29:48 CET

On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 11:05:11PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> [Ben C-S has already notified dev@ about this (subject: "Fwd: Is subversion
> safe to use?"), but as the original discoverer of this problem, I thought I
> should provide some additional detail.]
>
> On the users@ list, I've encountered someone apparently having BDB version
> mismatch issues on Red Hat 9 using the summersoft rpms.
>
> On investigating, I discovered that the binaries in question are linked with
> both db4.0 and db4.2 - this is definitely not recommended, and I've heard of
> it causing unpleasantness when multiple db versions are linked into 1 httpd
> binary, so I strongly suspect that a similar conflict is occurring here.
>
> I.e. I believe these RPMs need to be fixed or withdrawn.
> Note that I've only investigated the RH9 rpms - I don't know whether this
> build anomaly affects the other OS versions.

I'm gonna go out on a limb here and bet that it's not something that is
wrong with the RPMs. It usually happens when someone installs David's
RPMs, then upgrades their Apache version to whatever Redhat's latest
security release is...

-- 
Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
http://ben.reser.org
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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