Some questions below:
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 7:30 PM, Jeff Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> There is no simple solution that I see to the above: either more resources @rpm5.org
> are needed (which is unlikely to happen), or users are going to have
> to patch the released version to accommodate their own specific build needs.
What are these resources ? People or computers ?
> The necessary changes are not all that hard:
> There are two places that
> #include <db51/db.h>
> is used that need to be changed. Its the "db51/" portion
> of the include that causes build failures.
You've answered this before, but could you please tell us once again
what would be the repercussions of changing this to
> And there are these 3 approaches to building RPM:
> 1) install db-5.1.x into
The default make install for bdb creates some other folder structures.
I've had to symlink from those locations to the above.
> 2) patch RPM to use a different version of Berkeley DB
> 3) re-add Berkeley DB db-5.1.x internal to RPM.
What is the reason that you'd removed this ? How about making this the
default again, with us distro folk having to explicitly specify
> @rpm5.org cannot dictate which of those approaches end-users wish to choose in RPM.
I feel that getting rpm5 to build easily is a good goal to have. I've
learned that if I read your INSTALL document, and then follow
devtool.conf, then life becomes easier.
Looking forward to your replies.
> 73 de Jeff
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Received on Mon Jun 27 16:12:18 2011