READ PLEASE if your port uses BerkeleyDB (db3, db4, db41)

Sergey A. Osokin osa at
Tue Oct 14 06:48:14 PDT 2003

On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 01:21:34PM +0200, Matthias Andree wrote:
> as some of you know, I am currently maintaining the db4, db41,
> db41-nocrypto and bogofilter ports, among others.
> Just symlinking things into /usr/local/BerkeleyDB.X.Y might not work
> since the library SONAME does not match then -- or can we have a file
> /usr/local/BerkeleyDB.4.1/lib/ when its SONAME is in fact
> Does anyone see a good way out? Suggestions, thoughts are solicited.
> For reference, here are the libdb "consumers" and "providers":

Also postfix/postfix-current and oops may use db3/db4/db41 ports.

I have a idea about split everyone db* port into 3 ports:
db-devel, db-doc and db-tool, because more (all?) dependences
ports do not use documentation and application from db port.


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