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Re: ndbm.h and gdbm-compat

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 05:17:03PM +1300, Steven Drake wrote:
 > I've noticed that on Linux systems if gdbm-compat is installed many 
 > packages fail because they see the /usr/include/ndbm.h and think the 
 > system has a native ndbm implementation in either libc or libndbm, neither 
 > of which is true. 
 > I'm wondering whether there should be an and
 > as part on the solution or should I just fix individual
 > packages one by one.

How many packages are there likely to be? I'd think that the number of
people who remember ndbm ever existed must be pretty small by now.

David A. Holland

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