Bug 15601 - db3-devel creates libdb_tcl.so symlink without dependency
Summary: db3-devel creates libdb_tcl.so symlink without dependency
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: db3 (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-08-07 05:43 UTC by Jeremy Katz
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-11 20:09:43 UTC
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Description Jeremy Katz 2000-08-07 05:43:10 UTC
libdb3-devel creates a symlink for libdb_tcl.so but does not require the
libdb3-utils package which contains the target of the symlink,

Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 2000-08-11 19:49:26 UTC
This problem should be fixed by creating a db3-tcl package, and having db3-utils
depend on
that package. Deferred until after Red Hat 7.0.

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2000-08-11 20:09:41 UTC
Unfortunately having no dependency on this right now means that any installation
of db3-devel without db3-utils causes an error every time ldconfig gets run
:(    Although admittedly a kludge, what would be the thought regarding putting
the libdb_tcl.so symlink in the db3-utils package or just making the dependency
on db3-utils for this release?  Having the dangling symlink just  looks
unpolished in my opinion

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2000-08-11 20:14:25 UTC
Agreed on unpolished. However, the correct solution, creating a db3-tcl package,
been outside my accessible solution set since early June when package
were frozen (i.e. no new packages). C'est la vie ...

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