Bug 23781 - db2 interferes with db3 linking (severity = *fscking*stupid*)
Summary: db2 interferes with db3 linking (severity = *fscking*stupid*)
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Warren Togami
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-01-11 08:34 UTC by j. alan eldridge
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-28 06:54:54 UTC
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Description j. alan eldridge 2001-01-11 08:34:27 UTC
I haven't got the exact logistics of this one traced down yet.

But, in a nutshell, trying to build perl from source with Berkeley DB
support doesn't work unless db2 is uninstalled. Otherwise, perl's little
test program gets db.h from db3 (ok so far), but  -ldb picks up libdb.so.3
-> libdb2.so.3, which, umm, doesn't work quite the way perl would like it
to. doesn't work the way I would like it to, either. ack! thppppxxxt!

Comment 1 Paul Lindner 2001-01-12 23:45:06 UTC
Please fix this!

There is a solution for DB_File I've found.  The real root of this problem is
-L/lib -ldb  works for db3, whereas -L/usr/lib -ldb gives you db2.

You can modify the config.in file in the DB_File install to use /lib, and then
you're okay.

Otherwise this should be as simple as
ln -s /lib/libdb-3.1.so /usr/lib/libdb.so.4

or such....

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