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Re: db(3) removal and lastlogx

On Sun, Jun 10, 2012 at 02:14:27PM -0400, Matthew Mondor wrote:
 > > I missed the start of this thread and have a stupid question: why are we
 > > trying to get rid of db(3) in libc?
 > I wonder exactly the same thing:

Because the db 1.85 we have in libc is severely outdated and has a
bunch of known and basically unfixable bugs, and we can't move to db4
or db5 because of licensing.

David A. Holland

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