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Re: ndbm.h and gdbm-compat
On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 12:41:33PM +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 ndbm.buildlink3.mk and
> > > ndbm.builtin.mk 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.
> Python (all versions) and cyrus-sasl that I know of at the moment and
> I've all ready fix them.
> See: http://mail-index.netbsd.org/pkgsrc-changes/2011/10/18/msg061574.html
Right, that is, basically two from a population sampling perspective.
I would say it's not worth worrying about any further.
David A. Holland
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