Bug 132840 - Issue with NPTL and e-d-s copy of libdb
Issue with NPTL and e-d-s copy of libdb
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution-data-server (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Malcolm
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Blocks: FC4Update
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Reported: 2004-09-17 14:28 EDT by Dave Malcolm
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-08-23 21:51:50 EDT
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Description Dave Malcolm 2004-09-17 14:29:00 EDT
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Description of problem:
If e-d-s is built on a machine which supports NPTL (which covers all
our build machines), then the included copy of libdb requires NPTL.

Unfortunately, if the resulting package is run on a machine which
doesn't support NPTL (which can be simulated by setting
LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.19 , or any value below 2.4.20 based on how our
glibc is set up), then the attempt to call env->open in
addressbook/backends/file/e-book-backend-file.c will fail,
and you get a "Error Loading Addressbook" dialog.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.19
2. ensure e-d-s isn't running (watch out for panel clocks)
3. restart evolution within this environment, try to open local

Actual Results:  "Error Loading Addressbook" dialog

Expected Results:  Should be able to open it.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2004-09-17 14:52:30 EDT
132236 is a possible duplicate of this
Comment 2 Dave Malcolm 2004-09-17 15:14:21 EDT
For a possible fix, see:
Comment 3 Dave Malcolm 2004-09-20 15:10:14 EDT
See also: http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=65996
Comment 5 Dave Malcolm 2005-08-23 21:51:50 EDT
Is this actually affecting anyone?  I'm going to close this as WONTFIX, if
anyone's getting bitten by this, feel free to reopen it.

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