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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/modules/standard mod_auth_db.module mod_auth_db.c
Date Mon, 21 Sep 1998 18:05:00 GMT
I'm puking.

Dean

On Mon, 21 Sep 1998, Dan Jacobowitz wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 21, 1998 at 12:39:43PM -0400, Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > Yeah... I'll have to look. Someone said that with db2, the db1 functions
> > are actually wrappers for the db2 ones and this appears to be the case.
> > In this case, even using the db1 function calls, the underlaying database
> > still uses the db2 format. So it's not only knowing which function to
> > use, but whether it's a wrapper or not, which is way complex :(
> > 
> > > > Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > > > > Even if db 2.0 is installed, use db 1.85.
> 
> Alas, this is the case.  If db2 exists in either libc or libdb, then
> the db1 functions will be only wrappers for versions of the db2 calls
> with defaults for the new options.  The only way to obtain db1
> compatibility would basically be to ship db1 with apache - and that I
> think would be just TOO hideous a hack.
> 
> Dan
> 


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