Re: Serious problem with geoip - databases could not be build from source
MJ Ray <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 4) we deduce the build system by looking at the CSVs and how the
> library uses the binary dat files, then junk the upstream-built
> dat files. I've no idea if this is feasible, but it's another
5) Add support for an all-new database format.
If upstream doesn't want to open its database format, that gives me a
reason to believe they might very well change that database format
once you'll be done with the reverse engineering and you'd have to
So don't even bother, add a second database format and use that in
Debian (and other distros will be free to pick it up).
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