[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] db-5.1 rebuild

Evangelos Foutras foutrelis at gmail.com
Wed Oct 20 15:43:14 EDT 2010

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 7:58 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Time to move on to the next rebuild!  This time it is for db-5.1.
> There are the following soname changes:
>  libdb-4.8.so -> libdb-5.1.so
>  libdb-4.so -> libdb-5.so
>  libdb_cxx-4.8.so -> libdb_cxx-5.1.so
>  libdb_cxx-4.so -> libdb_cxx-5.so
> It is a relatively small rebuild of 39 packages.
> I never got around to the db-5.0 update but that is a good thing as many
> pieces of software check for a db major version >= 4 and minor version >= 1
> when they just want db>=4.1...  Now we have db-5.1 we do not have to fix
> that stupidness.   As always, more evidence that laziness pays off.
> I have pushed the db update to [staging] and will work on the rest of [core]
> later tonight (unless someone beats me to it...)
> Allan

What do we do for stuff like PHP which will get linked to PostgreSQL
9.0.1 which is in [testing] right now? Or will PostgreSQL be moved out
of [testing] at the same time as the db rebuilds?

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