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From Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkra...@ebuilt.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] apu-conf (fix for Berkeley DB)
Date Tue, 04 Dec 2001 08:58:57 GMT
On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 09:11:37PM -0600, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@ebuilt.com> writes:
> 
> > > how about we add 2 new config options
> > > --with-berkeley-db-include
> > > --with-berkeley-db-lib
> > > and let the user specify?
> > 
> > I'd rather not force the user to manually specify it if at all
> > possible.  What's wrong with that snippet?  First check to
> > see if libdb2 exists - if not, then try libdb.  We really ought
> > to check for db2/db.h as well (then try db.h).  -- justin
> 
> Just my $.02 worth.  Subversion, which requires Berkeley DB 3.3.11,
> will check your system in All The Usual Places for such, but we also
> allow a --with-berkeley-db option to configure.

Right, I'm not particularly against that config option, but I
am against us not looking in "All The Usual Places" first.  We
can only look at so many places, but I think it is reasonable
to look in db2/db.h and check for libdb2.so.  My $.02.  -- justin


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