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Re: pkg/39598: [PATCH] add ability to answer pkg_info -Fe /path/to/file without having bdb
The following reply was made to PR pkg/39598; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jens Rehsack <rehsack%web.de@localhost>
Cc: pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/39598: [PATCH] add ability to answer pkg_info -Fe
without having bdb
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 07:36:05 +0000
Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR pkg/39598; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg%britannica.bec.de@localhost>
> To: gnats-bugs%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: pkg/39598: [PATCH] add ability to answer pkg_info -Fe
> /path/to/file without having bdb
> Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 20:11:22 +0200
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 06:05:00PM +0000, rehsack%web.de@localhost wrote:
> > >Description:
> > Neither our RHEL4 nor AIX comes with an installed Bekeley DB.
> I won't merge this patches. bdb will soon be part of libnbcompat, so
> this woun't apply anymore.
this patch is available now. Which time frame is estimated before bdb will
be part of libnbcompat? I've read about a lot of questions regarding
pkg_install and bdb on pkgsrc-users@ archive.
I understand that you wont apply a patch which will become obsolete in near
future. But maybe it makes sense for those who require a solution for now to
tell them about the availability of this workaround.
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