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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: why are we setting DB_LIB?
Date Tue, 17 Mar 1998 22:49:40 GMT
On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Dean Gaudet wrote:

> Yup it doesn't make sense, and when I did the linux specific stuff for db
> libs I assumed other people would do similar things for other platforms.
> Maybe then it'd make sense. 

Why not just have it try without any, if that works cool, otherwise try
adding it to see if it works.  If it still doesn't work, abort.

Doesn't that work on every platform, period?  Well, except ones that
define dumb stub functions or something.

> 
> Dean
> 
> On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:
> 
> > We set:
> > 
> >   DBM_LIB="-ldbm"
> >   DB_LIB="-ldb"
> > 
> > in Configuration.  This means that if we are on a system that doesn't need
> > -ldb (for example) yet we don't explicitly say that in Configure, then it
> > will die because it will assume it is needed so find-dbm-libs will use
> > -ldb when compiling to see if it needs -ldb.  Don't make sense to me...
> > 
> > 
> 


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