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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: why are we setting DB_LIB?
Date Tue, 17 Mar 1998 23:08:33 GMT
I dunno, go for it is what I'd say.  

Dean

On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Marc Slemko wrote:

> 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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