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Re: libdb4.* madness in unstable

On Wed, 17 Oct 2007 10:00:58 +0200
"Francesco P. Lovergine" <frankie@debian.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 17, 2007 at 12:52:33AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > 
> > That's equivalent to an indefinite quarantine; according to BDB
> > upstream, OpenLDAP's problems with various versions are a
> > consequence of abusing the interface, not of using "advanced
> > features".  I'm not sure why the burden here should be on BDB alone.
> > 
> That remembers me some other cases where people insist to use a non
> stable C++ API instead of the C one. One could ask himself who is
> guilty: the upstream who releases as public his private functions, 
> or developer who use them ? :-D

The issues I'd heard of with respect to openldap were actually of
stability and speed, so blame my lie with both parties.


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