Subject: Re: problems with choosing a Berkeley DB
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/06/2005 00:19:27
On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 21:39:20 +0000
"Johnny C. Lam" <> wrote:

> [...]
> This scheme will avoid the problem of package dependencies depending
> on the order of the packages built, and still allows enough flexibility
> to allow us to select which Berkeley DB package we wish to use, e.g.
> set BDB_DEFAULT=db3 for backwards-compatibility reasons, and also
> allows us to not absolutely require a pkgsrc Berkeley DB package when
> the builtin one will do.
> Comments?

Without knowing much about db*, sounds good to me.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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