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Re: pkg/42373: misc/rpm would not build on Solaris 8: __db185_open

The following reply was made to PR pkg/42373; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: pkg/42373: misc/rpm would not build on Solaris 8: __db185_open
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 03:40:18 +0000

 On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 04:00:07PM +0000, Mikhail T. wrote:
  >>  If you want to check interoperability, please build rpm from pkgsrc
  >>  with the same Berkeley DB version that the native rpm is using.
  >>  Otherwise it will probably fail to open the database and you might or
  >>  might not get comprehensible error messages out.
  >  I did test that -- and the result was negative... As I reported earlier
  >  in this PR, the pkgsrc-built rpm couldn't understand the data of the
  >  native rpm on the same machine running Red Hat Enterprise 5.4 (amd64 aka
  >  x86_64).
 Which Berkeley DB version(s) were the native and pkgsrc rpm binaries
 built with?
 David A. Holland

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