Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1019613
openldap does not work after libdb rebase
Last modified: 2016-07-19 06:29:26 EDT
Description of problem:
There is a long standing issue with openldap and libdb rebases. The openldap code checks the exact libdb version and fails if it doesn't equal to the version that the server was linked against.
It should be enough to check only major and minor version numbers. The patch level shouldn't be necessary to check.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Link openldap against one version of BDB
2. Install another version of BDB that differs in version in any way
3. Run slapd
slapd fails with a message like this:
"bdb_back_initialize: BDB library version mismatch: expected Berkeley DB 5.3.21: (May 11, 2012), got Berkeley DB 5.3.28: (September 9, 2013)"
slapd runs as expected when libdb versions differ only in the patch level.
Apparently, the patch level check *is* necessary, because libdb doesn't use the same versioning as other system libraries do and can change APIs between patch levels.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 22 development cycle.
Changing version to '22'.
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This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
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