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Re: Support for BDB in RPM's

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2005-04-27 18:15:10 CEST

On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Philip Martin wrote:
> "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net> writes:
>> Subversion does not include db.h directly. It uses
>> [[[
>> #define APU_WANT_DB
>> #include <apu_want.h>
>> ]]]
>> using apr-util. You need to patch all occurences of this (all within
>> libsvn_fs_base/) to include the BDB headers without assistance from
>> apr-util.
> I don't think any patching is necessary, from apu_want.h:
> #ifdef APU_WANT_DB
> #include <db.h>
> #endif
> #undef APU_WANT_DB
> #endif
> As I understand it the system apr-util uses BDB 4.1 so APU_HAVE_DB
> will be defined, and that #include will be OK as long as David's
> 4.2 BDB provides a header called db.h.
>> Is the apr(-util) version included with the OS definitely too old?
> As I understand it the problem is not that the system apr-util is too
> old, but that the system BDB (4.1) is too unreliable. David wants to
> build libsvn_fs_base against his own 4.2 BDB, without having to
> rebuild all of apr-util, httpd, php, etc. He wants apr-util to remain
> linked against BDB 4.1, with libsvn_fs_base linked against BDB 4.2.

Yes, what Phillip said.

I patched the APR regex to accept the system APR/APR-UTIL 0.9.4 and that
works fine.

Now I just have to get it to correctly link in the db-4.2 and use it.

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