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Re: Failures of some gnome packages (linkage, -ldb4)

On Sun, 26 Apr 2009 08:57:10 +0300
Aleksey Cheusov <> wrote:

> > On 26/04/2009, at 12:47 AM, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>  >> These failures happen because at build time there is no db4 library
>  >> (no
>  >> inclusion of but -ldb4 is mentioned in
>  >> against which linkage is made.
> > If the package directly links against libdb4, it should include its
> >!  Have you tried including to see if it
> > works then?
> Of course adding fixes the problem, but I'm not sure
> this is a correct fix because these packages don't need db4 directly.
> -ldb4 comes from...(long way)... python2.5.
> Can those who maintain GNOME packages explain why
> contains -ldb4? The real problem is probably here.

Does libgnome-desktop link against libpython? If so, I'll argue the
gnome-desktop should include python stuff and pull in db4 that

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