Bug 4523

Summary: SWS 2.0 on RH 6.0 incompatible berkeley DB
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Secure Web Server Reporter: adi
Component: securewebAssignee: Preston Brown <pbrown>
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Priority: medium    
Version: 3.0CC: jbj
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
URL: http://www.certsite.com/adi/db-1.85-1.src.rpm
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Last Closed: 2000-01-13 15:36:06 UTC Type: ---
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Description adi 1999-08-14 22:06:29 UTC
RH 6.0 ships with Berkeley DB 2.1.1.

SWS 2.0 needs Berkeley DB 1.85 for AuthDBUserFile and

I could not get SWS 2.0 to read my db files no matter which
interface I used (/usr/include/db1/db.h,
/usr/include/db_185.h, etc)  The only solution was to
compile and install the original Berkeley DB 1.85

However, that was easier said than done, since I believe
there was an incompatibility in egcs with the 1.85 source.
I'm not sure exactly what package caused the conflict, but I
patched it.  See the patch for details.

Everything works now with my new SRPM,  see the URL above.
Once you install it, you need to rebuild the perl DB_File
module (or whatever you're using to maintain AuthDB*Files)
with the new /usr/lib/libdb-1.85.so and

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-08-23 15:17:59 UTC
Jeff, these db problems have been sorted out for 6.1 already, correct
or incorrect?

Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-01-13 15:36:59 UTC
please upgrade to Secure Web Server 3.1 -- you can get it for free.  Please
contact sales regarding this -- you will have to return your Secure Web Server
2.0 CDs.