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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: mod_rewrite doesn't compile on Red Hat 6.0
Date Tue, 18 May 1999 05:45:45 GMT
What a bunch of crap.

Yet another bloody db special case.

Let's just ship our own dbm library and fuck the system stuff.


On Tue, 18 May 1999, Manoj Kasichainula wrote:

> mod_rewrite assumes that the presence of the ndbm library in the
> standard path implies the presence of ndbm.h in the standard path.
> This isn't the case on Red Hat 6, though. libndbm.{so,a} symlinks sit
> in /usr/lib, but ndbm.h is hidden away in /usr/include/db1.
> So, Configure will find libndbm. mod_rewrite keeps NO_DBM_REWRITEMAP
> undefined, which triggers an attempt to include ndbm.h, falling flat
> on its face.
> I haven't looked into the proper way to fix this, yet. Red Hat, in
> their RPM, fixes it by taking out the check for ndbm from
> src/helpers/find-dbm-lib. In my own compiles, I added
> INCLUDES="-I/usr/include/db1", but I haven't tested whether RewriteMap
> functionality still works or not.
> -- 
> Manoj Kasichainula - manojk at io dot com -
> "'Why do you blow on people?' I don't know." -- Benny Hinn

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