On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 10:22:14PM +0200, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote: | Latest versions (from Oracle which now owns it) have a BSD-derived | license with a GPL-like "you must offer to provide the source" clause: | http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/berkeley-db/htdocs/oslicense.html That GPL-like license condition is is one of the reasons that NetBSD hasn't imported ("upgraded") DB 1.x to DB 4.x in the base system. | BTW, since people have talked about size: Depending on how you build you | can shave a bit more from OpenLDAP than I've seen quoted here. Still | quite a chunk though - I get 2.9M on RedHat i686. Only the bdb backend. | Remove overlays, static libs, some mostly-superfluous clients, manpages | for removed stuff. CFLAGS=-Os. (Most of it can be restored as dynamic | modules from non-base packages.) As far as I can tell, it's not possible to build the bdb backend in OpenLDAP 2.4.9; support was removed a while ago. (When I first did a port of OpenLDAP to a NetBSD-like source tree, it was OpenLDAP 2.2.x, and that did still support it.) An alternative I've considered is using the SQL backend with SQLite. cheers, Luke.
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