Subject: Re: problems with choosing a Berkeley DB
To: Johnny C. Lam <>
From: Mark Davies <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/11/2005 13:42:06
On Thursday 06 January 2005 10:39, Johnny C. Lam wrote:
> 5. If ${BDB_DEFAULT} isn't listed in BDB_ACCEPTED for a package, then
>    that package will be marked with PKG_FAIL_REASON as "${BDB_DEFAULT}
>    not a supported Berkeley DB type for ${PKGNAME}."

kdevelop-base really wants to link against db3 (there are problems reported 
when linking against db4 and the developers aren't interested in chasing db 
versions).  Given the above it now fails to build so should I change it to 
explicitly include db3/ rather than

And yes up till now it seems to have been fine mixing db3 here and db4 in the 
various things it depends on.