[arch-dev-public] preparing db+heimdal bump

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Thu Jul 3 06:48:10 EDT 2008

Am Donnerstag, 3. Juli 2008 11:35:22 schrieb Jan de Groot:
> The problem with php detecting db 4.1 is because of features in
> configure scripts. These scripts scan versioned db files (libdb-4.1.so)
> and if none of the specified versioned files is found, the generic
> libdb.so is used. This means that when scanning for libdb-4.5 to
> libdb-4.0 to libdb, the libdb-4.1.so file is found before libdb.so is
> found, and libdb-4.7.so wasn't detected at all. Patching these scripts
> to support 4.7 too is the solution for this issue.

Thanks for the info. The scripts looks quite "nice". ;-) I just removed the 
search for different db-versions. I hope this will save me some time with 
future releases. ;-)


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